An armored car guard was hospitalized after being shot in the parking lot of Willowbrook Mall in northwest Harris County, authorities said.
Houston police said Tuesday’s shooting happened at about 3:35 p.m. at 2000 Willowbrook Mall.
According to the FBI Violent Crime Task Force with HPD, the shooting happened when a suspect robbed a Brinks armored car. While limited information was released, police said the wounded guard was shot, but had a vest on and suffered minor injuries.
The FBI said one suspect is at large, but they are not releasing a description at this time. They did mention the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of money.
We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.