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Published: Friday, 8/12/2011

Man attempting to stop auto vandalism is shot


LAMBERTVILLE — A man who interrupted a suspect trying to puncture the tires of his vehicle with a knife was shot in the arm.

The incident happened about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 3300 block of Deepwood Drive in Lambertville.

When confronted, the assailant shot a small caliber pistol at the victim, grazing his left upper arm. The unidentified victim was treated at the scene and was to seek medical treatment on his own, said the Monroe County Sheriff’s department.

Authorities described the suspect as being in his mid-20s to early 30s, white, medium build, and about 6 feet tall. He wore a dark-colored T-shirt, jeans, and a dark-colored baseball hat.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting anyone with information to contact the detective bureau at 734-240-7530.

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