93-Year-Old Man Shoots Landlord in Legs Bc His Apartment Got Water Damage

Las Vegas police have arrested and issued multiple charges for a 93-year-old man, including attempted murder with a deadly weapon.

The 93-year-old, Robert Thomas, went to the leasing office of the Vista Del Valle apartment complex where he lived on January 2nd at approximately 9:10am. Thomas was there to complain about water damage and flooding to his home. He then reportedly began to make threats to the workers in the office and pulled out a 9mm handgun from his jacket.

Thomas reportedly shot computer in the room and a woman also present in the room called 911.

Security footage shows Thomas firing a shot at a maintenance worker from close range in the right leg. Two police officers arrived to the scene just as Thomas fired a second shot at the worker, this time in the left leg. One of the officers fired a single shot through the glass door at Thomas that missed him and then apprehended him.

The maintenance worker who was shot was taken to University Medical Center and was treated and released.

Thomas is in custody and faces charges of attempted murder with a deadly weapon, kidnapping with a deadly weapon, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, burglary with a gun and discharging a gun inside a structure or prohibited area.

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Photo: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

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