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Burglar shot during Livingston home invasion released from hospital, booked into jail

3 months 1 week 6 days ago Sunday, October 16 2022 Oct 16, 2022 October 16, 2022 9:45 AM October 16, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ
Paige Clark

WALKER - A burglar who was shot after she accidentally woke up an armed homeowner while breaking into a house was released from the hospital and booked into jail Sunday. 

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said residents woke up around 2 a.m. after hearing a "popping" sound under the carport at their home on Friendship Road. The department said one of the homeowners then grabbed a gun and shot the female intruder, who was also armed. 

The burglar, identified as 23-year-old Paige Clark, was shot twice in the leg and hip. She was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Sunday, the sheriff's office said Clark was able to leave the hospital and was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center. She faces charges of aggravated burglary, burglary from a vehicle, theft of a motor vehicle and illegal use of weapons.

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