Vehicle Owner Shot by Vehicle Burglar in Pinellas Park
He was chasing one of three vehicle burglars when the shooting occurred, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department.
PINELLAS PARK – A Pinellas Park man was shot early this morning (Feb. 18) while chasing a vehicle burglar, the Pinellas Park Police Department said.
Alexander Weaver, 28, of Pinellas Park suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the arm. He was treated at a local hospital.
Police said that, at about 1:15 a.m., Weaver saw at least three males, believed to be juveniles, breaking into his vehicle, which was parked at his residence on 106th Avenue N. Weaver confronted them on his own and ended up chasing one to the 10600 block of Oakhaven Drive where the unknown male pulled out a firearm and shot Weaver.
The only description of the suspects at this time is three male subjects believed to be juveniles. The firearm was not reported as being stolen from this vehicle burglary and it is unknown at this time where or how the unknown male got a gun.
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