Around the area & state:Robbers storm restaurant, leave customer dead
A customer at a Houston Denny's restaurant was shot to death during a robbery, police said.
An employee was also wounded in the shooting about 10:40 p.m. Monday at the restaurant at Washington Avenue near Interstate 10.
Three armed men wearing bandanas and masks entered the restaurant and
immediately fired several shots, Houston police said. The men ordered
all customers and employees to the floor and demanded their property.
During the robbery, one gunman fatally shot a 64-year-old customer,
while another gunman shot an employee as he tried to run out the front
door, police said.
The attackers left in a minivan.
The 43-year-old employee was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital. The wounds were not life-threatening, police said.