Homeowner shoots burglary suspect

November 14, 2011 9:59:51 AM PST
A homeowner shot a suspected burglar who entered his South Side home Monday morning.

Police responded to calls of a man on the ground near 91st and Commercial Avenue and found the suspect had been shot. They followed a trail of blood back to the home where the burglary occurred.

Investigators say the homeowner had wounded the intruder with a .22-caliber rifle after hearing noises from the back of the house.

The homeowner is not expected to face charges.

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