A security guard at a Walgreens store in Harris County, Texas, shot two masked teenagers Saturday night, killing one of them after an encounter with the pair as they approached the store, according to news reports.
The guard came around a corner outside the store and ordered the teens to stop, but one of them pulled a gun, according to the Houston Chronicle.
The guard opened fire, striking both teens, who were later identified as 16- and 18-year-old cousins, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales confirmed on social media.
The 16-year-old was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries and later died. The 18-year-old suffered a leg wound and is expected to recover. He also facing aggravated robbery charges, Gonzales said.
The investigation is continuing.
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