Winnfield police respond to shooting on Main St.

Winnfield Police officers responded to a shooting in the 600 block of East Main Street late Saturday night. Upon arrival, officers encountered Michael Foshee, who, along with his wife, owns the Main Street Barber Shop. Foshee reportedly received notice of a break-in of the shop from his cell phone while asleep at home. He rushed up to the shop, found the intruder still inside the business and shot him in the leg. He then called police and reported the shooting.

The burglary suspect was identified as Tommy Joe Flowers, Jr, age 20, of Winnfield. He was treated for a minor wound and released by Winn Parish Medical Center personnel where he was then placed under arrest for the charge of Simple Burglary. Flowers was unarmed and has a history of some mental disorders. He was allegedly struck in the face by Foshee after being shot.

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