Homeowner fights back, shoots Mississippi burglar multiple times

Published 8:15 am Wednesday, September 25, 2019

A homeowner defending their property shot a burglar late Tuesday night in Jackson, Mississippi, police report.

Jackson Police investigators say just after 11 p.m. Tuesday a man broke into a residence in the 1300 block of Fairmont Avenue.

Police say the thief was shot multiple times after he broke into the residence.

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The wounded burglar fled the scene, but police located him nearby.

The man was transported to a hospital where his condition was listed as critical, but stable early Wednesday.

Police say charges are pending.