MANHUNT after Jack in the Box customer shoots pregnant worker

A pregnant woman was shot during a robbery at a Jack in the Box restaurant in Houston on Tuesday night.

KTRK reports that gunfire broke out at a Jack in the Box on Little York when a customer pulled a gun on a female employee filling his order, demanding money. The employee reportedly turned to run away from the gunman but he fired at her, and she was shot in the backside.

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 The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown vehicle. According to Click2Houston, the suspect appears to be in his 50s. Police are reportedly working to get a description of his vehicle.

The pregnant worker and her unborn child are expected to survive.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Houston Police Department.

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