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Houston police officers investigate after three men were shot during an attempted robbery in an apartment parking lot in the 2600 block of Beatty Street on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Houston police officers investigate after three men were shot during an attempted robbery in an apartment parking lot in the 2600 block of Beatty Street on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Photo: OnScene.TV

Houston police officers investigate after three men were shot during an attempted robbery in an apartment parking lot in the 2600 block of Beatty Street on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Houston police officers investigate after three men were shot during an attempted robbery in an apartment parking lot in the 2600 block of Beatty Street on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Photo: OnScene.TV

3 shot during robbery in southeast Houston

Three men were shot during a robbery Thursday night in southeast Houston, police say.

The trio was standing in an apartment parking lot in the 2600 block of Beatty Street around 9 p.m. when another group of men tried robbing them at gunpoint, according to Houston Police Department Lt. Larry Crowson. At some point during the heist, at least one of the robbers opened fire, striking all three victims, Crowson said.

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All three were conscious when they were taken to nearby hospitals, Crowson said. One of the men was struck in the chest.

It is unclear if the gunmen made off with anything of value. Police did not have a description of the robbers as of late Thursday night.

Anyone with information is urged to call Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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