Cat burglar shot in legs
A Marabella man is now in police custody, after being arrested just minutes after breaking into a house in Marabella.
Officers of the Marabella Police Station on mobile patrol responded to a report of a housebreaking in progress at Kenneth Avenue, Marabella, around 2:15 am on Thursday.
When they arrived, the officers found a masked man in the house.
He pointed an object resembling a firearm at them, prompting the lawmen to open fire.
The suspect then fled the scene.
The officers searched the area and found the suspect a short distance away with a fake gun and nursing two gunshot wounds to the legs.
The 50-year-old man, who is said to be from Bayshore, Marabella, was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital, where he is currently warded and under police guard.
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