Nacogdoches police have charged a 30-year-old man with felony robbery after a Monday morning altercation, and his alleged accomplice remains on the run.
Laquintin Lockhart, of Nacogdoches, was booked into the jail on a single count of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony under the Texas penal code, after an altercation between Lockhart and a homeowner early Monday morning.
Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Bvld. around 5:36 a.m. Monday after dispatchers got a call from a homeowner called to report someone had broken into his residence. The homeowner told authorities that two people broke into the residence, one of whom was armed.
The homeowner also said he’d fired at the suspects, who ran from the home.
Officers later responded to a local hospital to find someone “suffering from a gunshot wounds to the arm.”
Lockhart was arrested in the 4900 block of NE Stallings Dr. around 2:46 p.m., according to the police department
If convicted, Lockhart could face between five and 99 years incarceration and a fine of up to $10,000.
The second suspect in the break-in had not been arrested as of Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information on this or any other unsolved crimes in the city encouraged to call Nacogdoches Police at 936-559-2607. Callers with information about cases outside the city limits may reach the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office at 936-560-7777.
Tipsters may also call Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers at 936-560-4636 or submit a tip online at www.ncstips.com. Crime Stoppers is anonymous, and those providing information do not have to testify in court.
The organization will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 to the first and best tip leading to the arrest of a felony suspect