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Updated: Homeowner shoots suspected robber

Posted: Updated: April 30, 2013 03:27 PM
Scene of the shooting // photo by KNOE 8 News Scene of the shooting // photo by KNOE 8 News
Scene of the shooting // photo by KNOE 8 News Scene of the shooting // photo by KNOE 8 News

UPDATE: The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's office reports a homeowner shot a suspected robber as the culprit was attempting to steal property.

It happened just after 1:00 P.M. Tuesday in the 1100 block of William Harris Road and was reported as a shooting. The investigation reveals that a suspect was attempting to steal property from the home, when the suspect was confronted by the armed homeowner. The suspect then tried to run over the homeowner with his vehicle.

Police say the homeowner, in an effort to defend himself, fired his weapon hitting the suspect at least once. The suspect was taken by air to Shreveport for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

Previous Report:

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department is on the scene of a shooting in the southwestern portion of the parish.

It happened just after 1:00 P.M. Tuesday on William Harris Road. A sheriff's department spokesperson tells us one man has been shot and his condition is unknown at this time.

KNOE will continue to follow this breaking story and will have updates here at KNOE.COM and this afternoon on KNOE 8 News at 5p and 6p.

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