Police shot and killed a man after he shot them while trying to steal a taco holder.
The shooting took place around 9 pm. At a taco stop along Airline Drive and Little York Road on the north side of Houston.
Police said the man tried to steal the taco stand at gunpoint, but did not realize that two Houston police officers were directly behind them in their car.
The officers got down, introduced themselves, and ordered him to lay down their arms. Then they said that the suspect aimed his rifle at the officers.
Both officers shot the suspect.
The suspect was taken to hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.
Police are still investigating the accident.