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Homewood police: Car theft victim fired shots, charged as ‘habitual criminal’

The victim of a vehicle theft was himself taken into custody on Dec. 23 and charged by Homewood Police with firearms crimes for shooting after his car as it drove away.

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28, Tyrone Hymon left his vehicle unoccupied and running in a parking lot at the 18200 block of Halsted Street in Homewood.

An unknown person or people entered the car and drove away. Hymon, a resident of Columbus, Georgia, chased after the vehicle on foot as it drove down Halsted Street.

While chasing the vehicle, police allege Hymon fired a gun . . .

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