Shocking surveillance footage from Houston, Texas, captured the moment a robber entered a convenience store and shot the clerk in the face without warning before attempting to steal money from the cash register.
Amazingly, the clerk survived the shooting and was able to escape. His family has since reported that he remains in critical condition with a bullet lodged in his neck, but is expected to survive, according to KHOU-TV.
The incident reportedly took place at a Chevron station northwest of downtown near Memorial Park on Monday night.
"The male walked up to the counter, pulled out a handgun, and without saying anything, shot the clerk in the face and his right hand. The suspect then jumped over the counter and punched the clerk several times," Houston police said following the incident, KXXV-TV reported.
Video of the attack released by police appears to show that the unidentified robber didn't offer a warning or make any demands before firing a shot directly at the clerk's face.
“That's the shocking thing, he doesn't even demand anything,” noted Houston Police Department Lt. Emanuel Pavel. “He just goes right up to him and shoots him right in the head. It's crazy. I just c... (Read more)
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