Paris Police officers responded to Clarksville St. near 22nd S.E. earlier today in regard to a home invasion. The suspect involved was identified as Daniel M. Roberts, 53 of Paris.
From Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley:
The victim will be identified only as a 78-year-old female at this time. She does have significant injuries; stab wounds, broken leg and a skull fracture, and has been admitted to a local hospital. The victim was able to call 9-1-1.
From the crime scene, it is apparent that the victim fought the suspect.
The suspect was arrested after jumping from a window at the residence and chased down. He was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg and released to arresting officers. He is currently being held in the city jail.
The suspect is identified as a Daniel M. Roberts, 53 of Paris. Due to investigation needs and further medical testing, there is no mug shot available at this point in the investigation.
Felony charges will include burglary for the time being and other charges will be filed as the investigation continues.
BREAKING: Police are securing the scene after a home invasion on Clarksville Street near 22nd S.E.
Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said the subject is in custody at this time, and is also injured.
“Officers arrived to find an elderly female who had been beaten and stabbed along with the suspect still in the residence,” Hundley said. “The suspect jumped through a window and was captured outside the residence by other officers. The suspect had a gunshot wound to one of his legs.”
Both were transported to PRMC.
No further information is available at this time.
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