FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) – Early morning reports of a prowler on Sand Mountain ended up with a naked man in a woman’s house.
The first calls came in around the Henagar area before 6AM on County Road 603.
On the second call,an owner reported the man lurking in his garage.
He got into a fight with the prowler, who grabbed a gun and fired it.
The bullet grazed a woman, but she is okay.
The suspect escaped through the woods.
Eight law enforcement agencies gave chase, including K-9 units.
Two hours later, a woman on County road 603 told officers that the man they were looking for was in her house.
They found 40 year old Mark Shane Tucker of Flat Rock laying on her bedroom floor, naked.
Tucker faces a burglary charge with more charges pending.
Sheriff Jimmy Harris says “I want to thank all of these agencies for coming together and working with us on cases like these. This shows how working together can make a difference in the safety of DeKalb County.”