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Homeowner shoots burglary suspect dressed as a woman

(Source: Craig Beilby/KSLA News 12) (Source: Craig Beilby/KSLA News 12)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A Shreveport man was dressed as a female when he was shot by a homeowner during an alleged burglary, authorities said.

Investigators said 64-year-old Donald Weaver arrived at his home in the 1400 block of Oxford Street just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

When he found his property was being burglarized, he confronted the intruder and shot him once in his chest with a handgun.

Investigators said 26-year-old Jarico Carter was taken to University Health for treatment of a gunshot wound described as life-threatening.

The homeowner was released without being charged.

Carter will be charged with one count of simple burglary when he is released from the hospital, police said.

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