CROSBY – An attempted robbery on May 23 at 3:37 a.m. left a young man that refused a gunman’s demands shot and the attempted robber fleeing with miniscule loot.
Malacheye Simpson, 18, was working his shift at the drive through window of Jack In The Box Restaurant in Crosby.
Law enforcement has declined to discuss a case with the investigation ongoing and most information concerning this case comes from the victim, coworkers and relatives and the restaurant camera. Harris County Sheriff’s Office would not comment on any reward.
According to the victim himself, “A hooded figure comes up from behind me talking all crazy with a gun, telling me to give him the register. I told him, ‘No!’ and we started fighting.”
Brawling inside the restaurant ended outside, Simpson recalled winning the battle for the pistol but discovered he had been shot from above down through his body and fell to the floor. The trajectory of the bullet damaged his diaphragm, kidney, intestine and colon, but doctors indicate expectation to make a full recovery.