LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Longview Police Department:
LONGVIEW, TX - The owner of a bait shop who was robbed on July 31, 2010 has died.
John Morris, 80, was seriously injured and hospitalized after being assaulted during the robbery of his bait shop located next door to his home in the 400 block of West Pliler Precise Road. Mr. Morris was pronounced dead at Good Shepherd Medical Center on September 21, 2010 at around 2:30 p.m. Gregg County Justice of the Peace Arthur Fort has ordered an autopsy.
The robbery investigation is open and ongoing, but no arrests have been made at this time.