EBRSO: Homeowner shoots, kills armed robber on Glenlea Ave.
BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a homeowner shot and killed an armed robber at a home on Glenlea Ave. Tuesday.
The shooting happened around 12 p.m. Tuesday in the 7700 block of Glenlea Avenue. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Terione Williams pushed his way inside a home and robbed the occupants at gunpoint.
The victim allegedly retrieved his gun and fired shots at Williams. Once hit, Williams fled on foot and died from his injuries a short distance from the victim's home.
Williams was previously arrested in 2012 in connection to another armed robbery in Baton Rouge.
Forest Heights Academy, a nearby elementary school, was briefly put in lockdown after the shooting.
Robber held people inside Glenlea home hostage, someone inside grabbed gun and shot him. Robber ran and died on street. @WBRZ— Natalia Verdina (@nataliaverdina) February 14, 2017
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