Worker at Houston Subway killed while protecting his mother

Worker at Houston Subway shot and killed (KPRC Photo via NBC News)
Worker at Houston Subway shot and killed (KPRC Photo via NBC News)

HOUSTON (KPRC) — An 18-year-old employee at a southeast Houston Subway restaurant was shot and killed while trying to protect his mother during an attempted robbery.

Javier Flores and his mother were the only people in the Subway when the two suspects rushed in and pointed a gun at the mother, according to KPRC.

Flores was shot as he tried to push his mother out of the way. The teenager was a junior in high school.

Police say the robbers ran from the store empty-handed.

Read more at KPRC.com. 

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