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Off-duty deputy shoots, kills attempted robber at Raising Cane’s restaurant in Houston

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HOUSTON, Texas- An off-duty deputy shot and killed an alleged robbery suspect inside a Houston fast-food restaurant.

Employees at Raising Cane’s tell KHOU that customers were still eating inside the restaurant when a man walked in through the side door and attempted to go straight to the cash register.

Immediately, they say they knew they were being robbed.

However, an off-duty deputy was inside the restaurant at the time of the robbery. Investigators say the restaurant hired the deputy to provide security after several Raising Cane’s in the Houston area were robbed.

The deputy reportedly pulled out his gun and told the alleged suspect to put down his weapon.

When he refused, the deputy shot and killed the alleged suspect.

KHOU reports that an employee was treated after being grazed by a bullet, and a customer was treated by paramedics for shock.

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