HOUSTON - A man opened fire Tuesday night when a pair of would-be home invaders attempted to force his wife into their Houston home at gunpoint, leaving one man injured, according to police and news reports.
The incident started around 10:30 p.m., when the two men stole the woman’s purse while she was in the driveway of her home in South Houston, KPRC reported.
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Police said the men tried to force the woman into her house while her husband was inside. The husband heard noises coming from outside the home and looked out a window to see that the men had grabbed his wife, according to KTRK.
He grabbed a pistol and confronted the men, exchanging gunshots with the suspects and injuring one of them, KTRK reported.
Southeast officers are on a shooting at 4300 South Acres. Initial reports are that two suspects tried to force a female into a house at gunpoint. Husband was in the house and repelled the suspects with gunfire. One suspect transported in critical condition second suspect fled 202 pic.twitter.com/Z6mIDT9TB8— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 18, 2018
The other man ran from the scene, KRIV reported.
Neither of the victims were injured in the attack, according to KHOU.
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