Harris County, Texas – One burglar was shot, and his two accomplices where arrested after forcing entry into a disabled woman’s home on Saturday afternoon.
According to KHOU, Harris County Sheriff’s Office reports dispatching deputies to Carrington Place Apartments located in the 12700 block of FM 1960 W. to a 911 call about a shooting.
A wounded 18-year-old male was found lying outside by deputies as they approached the scene and medics were called in to render aid, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Investigators learned that the unidentified deceased male, and 17-year-old Aren Lacour had broken into the apartment of a 53-year-old disabled woman who was home alone at the time.
The teens were armed with at least one handgun when they broke a window and reached through to unlock the door at around 3:00 p.m.
The resident armed herself and fired one shot at the suspects as they entered her home. Both intruders turned and fled.
The deceased collapsed in the grass out front of Building No. 13, and Lacour ran to a waiting get-away-car, a white Mercedes-Benz that detectives say was driven by 18-year-old Ayanna Harrison.
Harrison attempted to hide the gun the deceased had on him while committing the burglary, but it was quickly recovered after officers arrested her and Lacour. Investigators were able to produce a link between the Benz and other burglaries committed in the area.
She was charged with tampering with evidence for trying to hide the weapon, and both Harrison and Lacour face felony offense of burglary of a habitation, on top of murder charges since their crime resulted in the death of their accomplice at the hands of the homeowner.
The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information about the suspects, or the crime, to call the Homicide Unit at 713-274-9100.
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