Man with concealed handgun killed while trying to prevent robbery at Bellaire pawn shop: HPD

The shooting happened at a southwest Houston pawn shop shortly before 8 p.m. in the 6000 block of Bellaire.

According to police, two males wearing masks with guns entered the pawnshop. A customer apparently had a concealed handgun. He exchanged gunfire with the suspects before being struck in the chest.

He was transported to the hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

It is unknown if either of the suspects were shot. They are still on the run.

If you recognize the men please call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS, a $5,000 reward is being offered.

This is a developing story.