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By: CICELY MITCHELL
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) A businessman was shot by a robber Friday afternoon near a check cashing establishment located in the 9500 block of FM 1960 at Perry around 1 p.m. Friday.

According to the reports, the 72-yar-old victim had just returned to his business from a bank. Officials believe that the man was followed by the suspect. The man was getting out of his vehicle, when he was approached by an armed suspect.

The victim was shot in the stomach and was quickly taken by LifeFlight to Memorial Hermann Hospital. His condition was not known at the time of this report.

Officials are looking for a gold-colored Buick Century; it was the vehicle that the suspect fled in.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call local police.

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