From Houston's Click2Houston.com of April 12, 2004:
Suspected Thief Dies In Attempted Adult Store Robbery
A suspected robber was killed in a shootout with an adult store clerk in east Houston early Sunday morning.
Houston police said the man allegedly tried to rob a clerk at the Northshore Video and Smoke store on the Eastex Freeway around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
Both men opened fire, injuring the store clerk and killing the suspected robber.
The store clerk was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital. His condition was not released.
Officials have not released the identity of the suspect.