Store owner charged after allegedly shooting suspected shoplifter in SW Houston

Shoplifiting suspect shot in the leg during confrontation with store manager in southwest Houston

June 27, 2013 6:32:03 PM PDT
Investigators have identified the man arrested Wednesday for shooting a man he believed was stealing from his store.

Peter Onuoah, 45, is charged with aggravated assault.

Police say on Wednesday, he attacked a man inside a tire shop, then shot him in the parking lot of a southwest Houston strip center. Witnesses say the suspect accused the victim of stealing from his store.

Onuoah is being held on a $30,000 bond.

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