Burglary Suspect Shot in Palmdale
On May 10, 2019, at approximately 10:56 pm, Palmdale Station received a call regarding a burglary that just occurred. The caller advised Palmdale Station desk, that he shot the suspect. Deputies responded and contacted the victim who stated while in his residence along with his sister and mother, the suspect entered his residence and began advancing toward his mother. The victim’s mother screamed out and warned him that someone was inside the residence. As the victim’s mother attempted to retreat from the suspect, up the staircase, the victim warned the suspect to leave the house and advised the suspect he was armed. The suspect started up the staircase towards the victim, his mother, and sister. Fearing for everyone’s safety, the victim fired one warning shot and told the suspect to leave the residence. The suspect continued advancing up the staircase. The victim fired again, this time striking the suspect in the right arm. The suspect turned and fled the location. The Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to a rescue call on Stardust Place, which is in the same neighborhood that the burglary occurred. Deputies contacted the Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel and learned they were treating a gunshot victim. The gunshot victim (the suspect) was detained. The victim was able to positively identify the suspect as the person he shot. The victim was transported to a local medical facility for treatment with non-life threatening injuries. All victims in this incident were unharmed. Palmdale Station Detective Bureau responded to the location for further investigation. There is no further information at this time.