A southwest side man was killed in the course of being robbed while watering his front lawn early Monday morning, Houston police say.
Clarence Vick, 61, had returned home from his job as a nightclub photographer when he decided to water his lawn about 2:50 a.m., police say.
Vick's roommate told police two men approached Vick on the lawn and tried to rob him; during the course of the attempt one shot was fired. The incident happened in the 3800 block of Westhampton.
Vick was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information on the identity of the suspects or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.