Houston man charged for shooting trespasser who allegedly injured his mother while fleeing

Houston man charged for shooting trespasser who allegedly injured his mother while fleeing
Houston Laundromat Shooting
Carl Samson
December 27, 2021
A laundromat employee in Houston has been charged with assault after firing multiple gunshots at a man who allegedly injured the employee’s mother after trespassing.
What happened: Corey Laine, 25, reportedly entered the Fuqua Washateria at the 11000 block of Fuqua Street without permission on Dec. 21.
  • After Robert M. Le, 31, asked Laine to leave the laundromat, the alleged trespasser reportedly attempted to flee and ended up knocking down Le’s mother, according to KPRC2.
  • Le allegedly took out a gun and shot at Laine several times.
  • Laine was hit in the shoulder and abdomen while fleeing, KHOU reported.
Robert M. Le. Image via Houston Police Department
The aftermath: Le’s mother sustained a minor injury, and Laine was moved to the hospital where he was in stable condition.
  • Le remained at the laundromat for questioning. He was subsequently arrested and then charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Court records show he posted a $40,000 bond, as per the Houston Chronicle.
  • Laine has reportedly not been charged for the incident.
The case remains under investigation.
Featured Image and Image via Houston Police Department
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