Harris County Precinct 4 Constables responded to the Diamond Shamrock In and Out on Boudreaux Road and Sharon Parkway near Tomball about 9:30pm Thursday night.
Three armed black males wearing masks went into the store and forced a customer to the ground. Two of the suspects then jumped over the counter, stealing cigarettes and cash.
During the robbery, Kristen Dowell, a girlfriend of one of the victims forced to the floor saw what was going on from the vehicle she was sitting in outside. She ran to the door and yelled at the gunmen, “let my boyfriend go, let my boyfriend go.” It was then that one gunman turned to her and opened fire. She was cut by flying glass but avoided being shot.
The three suspects then fled on foot across the street into the neighborhood.
Moments later Tomball Police were dispatched to the Texaco Station on FM 2920 at North Howard just west of FM 2978, There the same three robbed that business but no shots were fired.
Video is being processed at this time, there was no other descriptions except black males close to 19 or 20 years old.
Dowell, “I guess God didn’t want me to go today.”