Postal worker shoots man after argument near Midtown flower shops in Houston


HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man was reportedly shot three times by a postal worker after an argument continued outside a Midtown gas station Thursday afternoon, according to officials with the Houston Police Department.

Police said the shooting happened outside the Chevron on Fannin Street and Rosedale, near Houston’s Flower Row.

Authorities said a man and a postal worker started arguing inside the store. That disagreement continued outside before the postal worker pulled out a weapon he was carrying and fired three times at the man.

The victim reportedly ran to a nearby flower shop on Rosedale for help. He was then taken to the hospital where he’s expected to survive.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service provided ABC13 with the following statement:

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is assisting the Houston Police Department in an incident that occurred on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

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Hope he wasn’t on the clock!!!!

About damn time a Postal Worker was armed and able to defend themselves!