FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — Gunfire at a small convenience store in Fort Worth after a person tries to get into the store by climbing into the drive-thru window.
The incident happened just after 2:00 a.m. at the J&K Food Store, in the 3700 block of East Rosedale.READ MORE: Homeland Security Chief At Texas-Mexico Border As Thousands Of Migrants Crowd In Makeshift Camp
An employee told police he felt threatened as a man forced his way into the 24 hour store through the drive-thru window. At some point the employee, who was armed, fired a shot toward the alleged invader.READ MORE: 1 Texas Police Officer Dead, Another Hospitalized After Being Shot While Executing Narcotics Arrest Warrant
The bullet hit the yet to be identified man in the side. He was taken to a local hospital by ambulance, and at the time was in serious condition.
The store employee wasn’t injured.MORE NEWS: Governor Greg Abbott Requests Federal Emergency Declaration For Texas In Response To Border Crisis
The incident is still being investigated and police say they are working to figure out why the man was trying to enter the business.