HOUSTON -

A man was arrested after firing a gun at a home burglar in southwest Houston.

Houston police said shots were fired Thursday afternoon at a home in the 4900 block of N. Cancun.

Police said an armed suspect entered the house and a man inside grabbed his gun and fired at the suspect after the suspect started shooting.

Officials said the suspect ran out of the house and jumped in a Ford F-150 pickup that was waiting for him outside.

Police said the suspect was wearing a mask or scarf to conceal his face during the incident.

The man inside the home was arrested by Houston police because was a felon in possession of a weapon.