The guard called police after he saw the man asleep at the Northline Mall shortly before 3 a.m. and then tried to wake him up. Police said that after officers arrived the man first attacked a police officer and then the security guard.
The guard shot the man. He died a short time later at Ben Taub General Hospital.
Police said the shooting has been classified as an in-custody death.
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