Shooting In Pinecrest – – Late Tuesday afternoon, Pinecrest police say a guy shot another man at a nearby apartment complex and then barricaded himself inside a residence in the village. He is currently in critical condition. The 30-year-old suspect shot the victim in the hand at the Gardens at Pinecrest Apartments near Southwest 88th Street and 68th Court just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to police.
According to police, “there may be a girlfriend between them” and that the shooting was “domestic.” He is expected to survive after being taken to a neighboring hospital by emergency personnel. Police said the suspect then barricaded himself at his home on Southwest 72nd Court, west of 107th Terrace. Two 20-year-old women were inside the house and got out safely, they said.
Their relationship with the shooter was unclear, but police said they both lived at the home. After 90 minutes of the suspect failing to respond to commands over the loudspeaker, police said officers went inside the house and found him lying on the bed with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Medics took the suspect to Jackson South Medical Center in critical condition.