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Man arrested after shooting alleged car prowler in Tacoma

A 32-year-old was arrested for first-degree assault after he said he found someone prowling his vehicle and shot him.
Credit: KING 5

TACOMA, Wash. — A 32-year-old man was arrested for first-degree assault after he told police he shot an alleged car prowler Sunday night.

The man said he saw the 40-year-old male victim prowling his car in the 2500 block of South G Street and, after a confrontation, shot him, according to Tacoma police. 

The shooting victim ran.

The shooter called 911 and followed the man. 

Officers found the shooting victim. He was sent to the hospital in critical condition.