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