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Suspect killed in jewelry store robbery

Suspect killed in jewelry store robbery


ALREADY DEADLY STORM IS HEADING NEXT.>>>WE BEGIN WITH AN UPDATE TO BREAKING NEWS OUT OF CONROE. WORKERS AT A LOCAL JEWELRY STORE TURNED THE TABLES ON WOULD-BE ROBBERS. IN FACT, ONE OF THE SUSPECTS IS DEAD. I’M BILL BALLEZA.>>I’M LAUREN FREEMAN. SKY2 SHOWS US THE SCENE ABOVE JEFF’S JEWELRY IN CONROE. THE SCHOOL LOCKDOWN HAS SINCE BEEN LIFTED. PHIL ARCHER IS LIVE TONIGHT. SORT OUT THE DETAILS OUT, FILL.>>>YOU CAN SEE CONROE POLICE ARE STILL HERE. THEY HAVE JUST REMOVED A BODY OF THE SUSPECT WHO WAS KILLED DURING THE SHOOTOUT WITH EMPLOYEES. HE IS IDENTIFIED BY SOURCES FOR US AS 68-YEAR-OLD LARRY RICHMOND. WE ARE TOLD THIS HAPPENED AT NOON. RICHMOND AND TWO OR THREE OTHER ARMED MEN CAME IN. THERE WERE CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES INSIDE AT THE TIME. THE MEN DEMANDED JEWELRY AND CASH BUT THE STORE’S OWNER, JEFF’S TURNER AND HIS CLERKS WERE ARMED. AT LEAST ONE OF THE SUSPECTS FIRED AT THEM, ACCORDING TO POLICE. THEY RETURNED FIRE. RICHMOND WAS KILLED. THE OTHER SUSPECTS FLED IN A RENTED CAR BUT ABANDONED IT A FEW BLOCKS FROM HERE AND ESCAPED ON FOOT. SHANNON HARRIS OPERATORS THE BOUTIQUE NEXT DOOR. SHE SAYS THIS IS NOT THE FIRST ATTEMPTED ROBBERY AT JEFF’S JEWELERS.>>HAPPENED IN NOVEMBER TWO YEARS AGO THIS HAPPENED.>>TELL ME ABOUT THAT.>>THEY WERPREPARED. ARMED ROBBERY, BUT THEY FLED. ONE GOT HURT AND THIS TIME THAT DIDN’T HAPPEN.>>POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR THOSE OTHER SUSPECTS WHO ARE STILL ON THE GROUND SOMEWHERE IN THIS AREA. WE HOPE TO HAVE MORE DETAILS COMING UP AT 6:00.

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