Homeowner shoots suspect trying to break into residence

Homeowner shoots suspect trying to break into residence (Image 1)
Homeowner shoots suspect trying to break into residence (Image 1)

A Murfreesboro homeowner shot a suspected burglar early Thursday morning police said.

The incident occurred just before 6:30 a.m. in the 800 block of West Clark Boulevard, near Mitchell Neilson School.

Upon their arrival, officers discovered the shooting victim had attempted to break into a building at the address and was confronted by the homeowner.

During the confrontation, the suspect was shot one time. The shooting victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

No additional information was released.

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