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College Station store employee in custody for shooting customer following verbal dispute

College Station store employee in custody for shooting customer following verbal dispute
Posted at 10:26 AM, Feb 02, 2024

UPDATE

According to authorities, the employee of the store, identified as College Station resident Ahsan Khan, has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

ORIGINAL STORY

The College Station Police Department said that a store owner from Parallel Smoke Shop in College Station shot a customer after a verbal dispute on Thursday.

Officers said they were dispatched to the location around 8:50 p.m. Thursday and found a female victim with a gunshot wound. The responders immediately began to render aid.

The customer was transported to a hospital by emergency services and is in stable condition.

Investigators said their initial investigation revealed the customer had a verbal dispute with a store owner. The customer was asked to leave, and upon doing so, the store owner shot them with a handgun, police said.

Police identified the store owner as 40-year-old Ahsan Khan, who has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.