June 25, 2007
GRANITEVILLE, S.C.---A Graniteville homeowner decided to fight back when he caught a thief in the act.
Aiken County deputies say Leonel Sanchez shot through a bathroom window in his mobile home, and the bullet struck 18-year-old Jack Cooper as he was walking through the yard.
Investigators say Sanchez caught Cooper and two others trying to steal an ATV from his yard.
A witness later spotted Cooper kneeling on the side of Bettis Academy Road.
Cooper is being charged with attempted grand larceny and possession of a firearm by someone under 21. 22-year-old Charles Oglesby, also of Graniteville, is charged with attempted grand larceny.
Officers say a 16-year-old was also involved, but was released to relatives.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.