Good Samaritan murdered during Eastside robbery

On Friday, Sept. 12, at approximately 6 am, Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Frankie in east Harris County. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the body of a 49-year-old white male deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Deputies met with several witnesses who stated the victim was shot while attempting to intervene in a robbery. Witnesses described the robbery suspect as a short stocky build black male in his early 30’s driving a white Impala.
The Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit was called to the scene to conduct the investigation. The case is currently under investigation and anyone with information is encourage to call Crime Stopper at (713) 222-TIPS (8477) or the Homicide Unit at 713-967-5810.