Would-be Port Arthur residential burglar shot; charges not filed

Published 3:57 pm Thursday, April 23, 2020

A would-be burglar was shot during a home invasion in the Griffing Park area, but neither the homeowner nor the burglar is cooperating with police.

The shooting took place at approximately 9:54 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the 2000 block of Rosedale Drive, where an assailant entered a home uninvited, was shot by the homeowner and received a minor, non-life threatening wound.

PAPD Acting Deputy Chief of the Criminal Investigation Division Reid Rowe said officers talked to all parties involved and none wanted to file charges.

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Rowe did not provide additional information regarding the age or gender of the individuals.