The identity of the deceased male, 56, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Horn and Detective K. McDonald reported:
The suspect entered the convenience store at the above address and tried to pass a counterfeit $20 bill to a clerk. When the clerk confronted the suspect on the issue, the suspect pulled out a pistol and shot at him.
The clerk then armed himself and shot the suspect. Paramedics transported the suspect to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.