Houston man shot, pistol-whipped during robbery walked to club for help: police

A man who was shot and pistol-whipped during a robbery then walked to a nearby club for help, Houston police say.

The shooting was reported around 1:10 a.m. Tuesday in the 6300 block of Westward.


According to police, a couple was approached by five male suspects in ski masks. Police say the suspects got out of a black sedan and demanded items from the couple.

The suspects took some personal items from the couple, including their cell phones, wallet and purse, police say.

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As the suspects were leaving, police say a suspect shot at the man who had been robbed, striking him in the leg. 

Authorities say the man, who had also been pistol-whipped, then walked to a nearby club and flagged down security for help. They called police.

The man was taken to the hospital and was last reported to be in stable condition.

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The woman was not injured.

There is no further description of the suspects at this time. The investigation continues.