Teen Shot Burglarizing Apartment


LONGVIEW — Longview police say it appears a teen shot to death was killed while trying to burglarize an apartment. Noah Wood, 17, was found dead Monday night. He was in an apartment at the Town East Apartments on Eastman Road. His body has been sent to Tyler for autopsy.

Investigators say Wood had entered the apartment an assaulted the residents. He was then shot by one of the residents with a rifle. A news release from the Longview Police Department said detectives have determined that aggravated robbery was the motive in the case. Police arrested a second suspect in connection with this case. Information will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s office for further review. The shooting remains under investigation.

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