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Police say shooter claimed to be delivery man

4 years 5 months 1 week ago Thursday, March 12 2015 Mar 12, 2015 March 12, 2015 2:07 PM March 12, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BAKER - Police said a Baker man was shot in his home Thursday morning after someone knocked on his door and claimed to be a delivery driver.

Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said the shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. on Harding Street. One person was shot, but Knaps said they did not have life-threatening injuries.

Police said the victim called 911 and said someone claiming to be with UPS had knocked on his door. When the victim opened the door he said a man in a grey hooded sweatshirt put a gun up to his face and demanded his money.

The victim told police he slammed the door shut and the the person fired three times through the door, hitting the victim twice. Police said the shooter then ran away on foot.

Anyone with information about this shooting should call Baker Police at (225) 775-6000.


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