SHENANDOAH, Texas – A deputy working a security job at a Texas fast-food restaurant shot and killed an armed robbery suspect Tuesday night.
The incident occurred around 9:00 p.m. at Raising Cane’s in Shenandoah, a suburb about 30 miles north of Houston reported Fox 26.
An employee at the restaurant, Bralin Henderson, 16, said the deputy was working at the business because of a series of thefts at other Raising Cane’s locations.
Henderson, said the man with a gun ran for the cash register and grabbed a manager. The off-duty deputy working security confronted him, he said.
Henderson said the robber refused to drop the gun according to Click2Houston news.
Fox26 confirmed witnesses told investigators that a suspect entered the restaurant and demanded money with his gun drawn when the deputy shot and killed the man.
The manager was grazed by a bullet, and another person was injured during the robbery, deputies said. They were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department was investigating the incident. Neither the name of the deputy nor the suspect has been released.