HOUSTON (AP) - An off-duty Houston police officer who interrupted a beating and robbery has fatally shot one of the teenage suspects.
Houston police say a second suspect, a juvenile, was arrested after Sunday night's shooting.
Police say officer Carl Rodriguez was driving his own vehicle when he spotted two people attacking a person who had just walked out of a convenience store. Police say the officer ordered the suspects to stop. One suspect, 17-year-old Oscar Gaspar, began walking toward Rodriguez and displayed a pistol.
Police spokesman John Cannon says Rodriguez, who remained in his vehicle, feared for his life and shot the teen.