INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police are investigating after a person was apparently shot while trying to rob an AutoZone Thursday night.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 7400 block of North Michigan Road around 9:15 Thursday night on a call of a reported shooting.
When police arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital in a stable condition.
While interviewing witnesses, police discovered that the teenager was apparently trying to rob an AutoZone along with another suspect. The store owner pulled out a handgun and shot the suspect.
Police are looking for the other suspect in the robbery. They do not have details about the other suspect. We will provide additional details as they become available.
MODESTO (CBS13) — The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said there was a fatal shooting outside a popular poker room in Modesto that’s not known for violence.
The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Empire Sportsmen’s Club, near McHenry and Kiernan Avenues. Deputies have identified the man as Alexander Wever of Ripon.
This started with a man who crashed his car, then reportedly jumped out of the car with a baseball bat. Deputies say he started a fight, prompting the on-scene security staff to fire that fatal shot.
Hearing of the violence outside in the parking lot is shocking to loyal gamer Martym Vanderlinin who visited the spot on his birthday, one day after the fatal shooting.
“I’ve never had any problems here or seen any problems here,” he said.
Deputies responded to the scene after a reported crash on site………
“The subject, Alexander Wever was treated at the scene and transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead,” said Sgt. Josh Clayton with the Sheriff’s Office.
The Gibson County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office is investigating the Thursday evening shooting death of a 43-year-old man by a homeowner, who authorities say was in his legal right to be armed, according to an initial investigation.
Around 6 p.m. on Thursday, Gibson County deputies responded to a shooting at 73 Oak Grove Rd in Milan, TN and found the man laying in the carport.
The homeowners said the man wanted to enter the home even though they didn’t know him, according to the initial report. A confrontation ensued, and the 31-year-old male homeowner shot the man.
He was pronounced dead at Milan Emergency Room, and his body was sent to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.
The sheriff’s office is still investigating and conducting interviews. District Attorney General Garry Brown will review the investigation once complete and will determine the outcome.
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a shooting near downtown Las Vegas.
The incident took place around 5:23 p.m. in the 100 block of North 15th Street at the Fremont Villas.
“It’s shocking, and the neighborhood needs to step up,” said nearby neighbor BruceSchilke.
According to police, a homeowner was inside his apartment when a man unknown to him, attempted to burglarize it.
“This area is pretty calm. It’s just mostly like drugs and stuff. People get into fights but not breaking into houses,” said Harley Gill, who lives at 15th and Fremont.
At some point, the homeowner fired at least one round at the suspect, striking the burglar.
A neighbor across the street defends the victim’s actions.
“Thank God the homeowner had a gun and protected himself,” said Schilke. “These home invasions have got to stop.”
The injured suspect left the scene but was located near 14th Street and Fremont near a convenience store.
A clerk at the store showed News 3 video from around the time the burglary happened of a customer they say came in with a bullet wound.
You can see him in the footage walking in with a black hoodie.
“He went and got a beer and came up to me and said I need a beer,” the clerk said.
That’s when the clerk said she noticed the bullet wound.
“The girl was behind him and calling for an ambulance for him, and she told me that he was the one who got shot, and I could see a hole,” she said.
Once the man went outside, the clerk says she saw him with police.
“He was right out front and they put his hands behind his back and had him on the ground,” she said.
The suspect was transported to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.