Longview vehicle burglars injure homeowner
Longview, TX — On 7-3-2011 at 2:42 a.m., officers responded to a vehicle burglary in the 1200 Block of South Fredonia Street. Upon arrival, the victim told Police she heard voices outside her home. The victim went outside and observed four black males. One of the suspects was in her vehicle, and she described him as a heavy set or muscular black male, approximately 27 to 30 years old, wearing blue athletic shorts with a white shirt on his head.
The other three suspects were described as being between 14 and 17 years old. All were of a thin build and were wearing blue shorts. These three had white t-shirts on their heads as well. The victim stated she hit her car panic button and yelled at the four to get away from her car. She heard a gunshot, felt something hit her near her eye, and she fell to the ground. She heard several more shots and realized the suspects were shooting a BB gun in her direction. At that point she called the police.
The victim was taken to a local hospital for non life threatening injuries.
The Longview Police Department encourages anyone who witnesses a crime to call the Police and not put themselves or anyone else in harm’s way.
If anyone has any information on this crime they are encouraged to call the Longview Police Department at 903-237-1199.
Information may also be reported anonymously by contacting Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP or by making an anonymous online tip at www.greggcountycrimestoppers.com.
From: Longview Police Department