Robbery suspect shot dead at 13739 Cedar Point Drive

Date of Occurance: 8/3/2017 10:38:00 PM
Type of Case: Aggravated Robbery / DOA Suspect
Case #: 17-124345
Location: 13739 Cedar Point DR
Complainant: Lakewood Food Mart
Suspect/Defendant: Black Male 26 YOA (DOA)
Notification of Next of Kin: At Scene
Person Notified: Sister
Date and Time: 8/4/2017 4:04:00 AM
Approved for Release: Sgt. Ben Beall
Title Homicide
Details On Thursday, 08.03.2017, at 10:38 P.M., Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to an in progress robbery at the Lakewood Food Mart, located at 13739 Cedar Point DR, near Grant Road. When Deputies arrived on the scene, they found that the 48 year old male store owner had been shot by one of the suspects and that the 26 year old black male suspect had been shot by the store owner. The owner and the suspect were transported by EMS to the hospital. Witnesses advised that a black female, wearing a hoodie, entered the store, shortly before closing. The black male suspect, armed with a handgun, entered the store after her and demanded money from the owner. The suspect shot the owner, who then returned fire striking the suspect. The black female suspect left the store and entered a tan colored car that was parked down Cedar Point DR. Investigators determined that the silver SUV, initially reported leaving the store, belonged to a witness. The owner is listed in critical condition, the suspect was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. The deceased suspect’s identity is being withheld pending positive identification by the Medical Examiner.

The robbery/shooting is being investigated by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit and Robbery Unit. Anyone with information regarding the second suspect is asked to contact the Homicide or Robbery Units at 713.274.9100, or call Crime Stoppers at 713.222.TIPS(8477)