The investigation continues into the break in and aggravated robbery which occurred yesterday.
Released by Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley
Paris 9-1-1 received a call of a home invasion robbery and assault at 8 AM this morning at a residence in the 2100 block of Clarksville street. Officers arrived to find an elderly female who had been beaten and stabbed along with the suspect still in the residence. The suspect jumped through a window and was captured outside the residence by other officers. The suspect had a gunshot wound to one of his legs. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Paris EMS as was the suspect.
The victim will be identified only as a 78 year old female at this time. She does have significant injuries; stab wounds, broken leg and a skull fracture, and has been admitted to a local hospital. The victim was able to call 9-1-1. From the crime scene, it is apparent that the victim fought the suspect.
The suspect was arrested after jumping from a window at the residence and chased down. He was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg and released to arresting officers. He is currently being held in the city jail.
The suspect is identified as a Daniel M. Roberts, 53 of Paris. Due to investigation needs and further medical testing, there is no mug shot available at this point in the investigation.
Felony charges will include burglary for the time being and other charges will be filed as the investigation continues.