Friday, September 05, 2008

Poker Game Robbed in Alexandria, LA

38-year-old man was wounded in the hand when two suspects robbed two other men at gunpoint at a pool hall on Wise Street around 11:10 p.m. Wednesday, Alexandria police report. No arrests have been reported.
According to an Alexandria police report, an officer was searching the area of South Yale and Houston for three suspects from a vehicle pursuit Wednesday when he was notified a robbery had just occurred at 2401 Wise St.
Police believed the suspects from the chase were possibly the suspects involved in the robbery, the report states.
Police said the victims said they were inside Lee's Pool Hall at 2401 Wise St. playing poker when they heard a gunshot outside the club. All of a sudden, two unknown men came in wearing masks over their heads and told the victims to get on the floor and then fired another shot.
The suspects told the victims to empty their pockets and put the money on the table, the report states. Another shot was fired as the suspects left out, which struck a 38-year-old victim in the hand.

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