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Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 4:52 AM

Homeowner shoots intruder

Homeowner shoots intruder

A man was shot by a resident Monday night as he entered a home uninvited.

The Taylor Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened in the 2300 block of Donna Drive.

According to police reports, officers responded to a call at 11:35 p.m. for a man with a knife attempting to enter a house on Donna Drive. As officers were in route to the address, the man was in the house and had been shot by the homeowner.

When police arrived, the suspect had exited the home and was lying on the front porch with a gunshot wound to his hip. Officers identified the suspect as Austin Sumpter, 23, of Thrall.

Police found a large knife with a sheath that was inscribed “Hail Satan” that the suspect was carrying. The wounded man was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police obtained a warrant charging the suspect with burglary of a habitation with commission of felony, a second-degree felony. The warrant will be served once the suspect is released from medical care.

 


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