HOUSTON – An accused burglar is in the hospital after deputies say he was shot by a homeowner in north Harris County.
According to authorities, the incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home on Gulf Bank Road near Airline Drive.
At about 530am, @HCSOTexas deputies were called to 300 blk of Gulf Bank. Homeowner caught a male trying to break into his car. The homeowner tried to hold the male at gunpoint and at some point shot the male. The male was transported to Ben Taub & said to be stable. #HouNews— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) February 13, 2019
Officials say a homeowner caught the man trying to break into his car and tried to hold him at gunpoint before shooting.
The man was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in stable condition.
Deputies did not say what caused the homeowner to pull the trigger.