Victoria man arrested after allegedly breaking into home on Morgan Avenue

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With assistance from the Victoria Police Department, the man who allegedly invaded a home on the 200 block of East Morgan Avenue on Sunday was identified and arrested on Tuesday.
 
According to a news release from the Cuero Police Department, officers from the Victoria Police Department were called to DeTar Hospital on Monday. An individual admitted to the emergency room complained of pain from a non-life treatening shotgun would to the upper back and head. The patient, identified as Claudio R. Gonzales, 46, of Victoria, refused to provide information on how the injury was sustained and left the hospital against medical advice.
 
Officers from the Victoria Police Department relayed this information to the Cuero Police Department on Tuesday.
This information combined with information gathered in investigation led Cuero police to issue Gonzales a warrant for arrest for the burglary of a habitation with intent to commit a felony with a recommended bond of $200,000. Officers from the Victoria Police Department took Gonzales into custody and placed him in the Victoria County Jail.
 
According to the news release, on Sunday night, officers of the Cuero Police Department were dispatched to the 200 block of East Morgan Avenue, regarding a home invasion type burglary.
 
Cuero PD officers were met by occupants of the residence who informed officers that an unidentified Hispanic male forced his way into the residence via a rear door and demanded one of the females, who were in the living room watching television leave the residence with him and demanded sex from the female. The male occupant attempted to intervene and was overpowered by the Hispanic male. The third of three females, asleep in her bedroom, heard the fighting and retrieved a shotgun with the intention of stopping the fight. 
 
Upon seeing the armed female, the Hispanic male, having been fired upon one time, fled the residence through the rear door. The armed female gave chase and fired a second time, striking the intruder in the upper back as the male turned the corner at the rear of the residence.
 
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