A man was killed during the robbery of a southwest side gas station Friday evening.
Houston police say Saturnino Aguerta, 57, was leaving a Conoco gas station/convenience store about 6:30 Friday evening when three men entered with ski masks. They robbed and shot him, police say, then robbed the store.
The robbers left in a white, two-tone Ford F-250 truck, which was driven by a fourth suspect.
Anyone with information about the case should call Houston police homicide division at 713-308-3600 or CrimeStoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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