West Abilene shooting update: Suspect demanded money before homeowner was shot twice


ABILENE, Texas - Abilene police say a man was robbed before he was shot twice in his west Abilene home.

The aggravated robbery happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Plaza Street.

According to the incident report obtained by KTXS, Juan Delacruz, 64, was watching TV and getting ready for bed when an unknown black male came into his house and demanded money at gunpoint.

Delacruz struggled with the suspect and was shot in the arm and leg. Police say he stabbed the suspect.

The suspect, who police believe is a juvenile, ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Delacruz' daughter called 911.

Police are still looking for the robbery suspect. Previous story: