LA: Neighbor Shoots Burglary Suspect, Stops Crime Spree

Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

On 23 April, an alert neighbor stopped an ongoing crime spree by shooting a burglary suspect in the leg, allowing police to apprehend the suspect. While the situation is still under investigation, it appears that the shooting was justified, given the facts reported. From the Lake Charles Police Facebook page:Lake Charles Police responded to a prowler call in the 3700 block of Vanderbilt Street. While on the way to that call, Officers were advised that a shot was fired at the same location. When officers arrived, they discovered that a homeowner had encountered …read more