A man who was being evicted from his apartment on the city's north side started slashing the tires of another vehicle this morning, leading to an altercation with the car owner, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
It happened at the Park West Apartments in the 11000 block of West Avenue.
Police Chief Bill McManus says the man who was being evicted has his car packed up in the parking lot.
The owner of the car pulled a gun and shot the man who was slashing his tires. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
The gunman is being questioned by police. McManus said the victim was carrying a knife, and the gunman was making a claim that he was defending himself against an armed robbery.