NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – New Orleans police say a 50-year-old man was shot Wednesday evening in Algiers. They also say the man may have been involved in a burglary.
The incident happened a little after 5:00 p.m. Police say they responded to a call of burglary suspects in the 1200 block of Vallette Street. At the scene, they say they were able to determine that the homeowner fired shots at the suspects.
One suspect was hit in the head. At last word, he was in stable condition at an area hospital.
The other suspect was unhurt and was booked with theft charges.
As of Wednesday night, police said they had questioned the property owner and would present their findings to the DA’s office.