When two armed robbers walked into Diamond Pawn Shop in northeast Houston Monday shortly after noon and started shooting, the owner, who holds a concealed handgun license, fired back, killing one of the robbers. Two other robbers were arrested after they fled and struck a utility pole with their vehicle. A fourth suspect is still sought by police.
Investigators believe one of the alleged robbers may have committed a carjacking nearby that took place at about the same time as the attempted robbery. In that crime, a motorist was dragged down Jensen Drive as he tried to hold onto his car while the carjacker sped away.