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Store owner charged after allegedly shooting suspected shoplifter in SW Houston

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Shoplifiting suspect shot in the leg during confrontation with store manager in southwest Houston

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

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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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