Police say robber shot at Pascagoula apartments
Published 8:55 pm Saturday, April 25, 2009
Pascagoula police say a man was killed Friday morning while climbing through a bedroom window at a local apartment complex.
Police Capt. Shannon J. Broom says officers found the body of 20-year-old Javorous Darnell Tims of Pascagoula, lying between two apartment buildings. Broom says Tims died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Broom says a woman told officers she woke about 1 a.m. when she heard a noise at her window and went to get her son. The son grabbed his handgun and fired two shots when he saw a man climbing through his mother’s window.
Broom says the wounded man backed out the window and fled about 80 feet before collapsing.
Police did not identify the woman or her son.