TYLER - On January 15, 2011 at approximately 3:42 a.m. the Tyler Police Department received a telephone call regarding an Assault that occurred at a residence within the 2400 block of Plume Dr. As officers arrived on scene they learned that the suspect had entered the victim’s residence through a back bedroom window. Once inside the residence the suspect struck the victim with a crowbar before attacking a second victim with the same crowbar. During a struggle for the crowbar the suspect pulled a large kitchen knife from his person and began attacking the second victim with the weapon.
As this was occurring the first victim retrieved a firearm and fired once at the suspect, it is unknown whether the suspect was hit. The suspect then turned his attention back towards the first victim and they began wrestling over the firearm. In the process the suspect managed to take the firearm from the victim, but was unable to use the weapon before both victims fled the scene. Immediately following this the suspect fled the scene in a 2002 maroon Impala.
Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers, at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833). Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case, or any, felony case.
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