Fort Lauderdale, Florida

From the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel of September 7, 2007

Burglary results in shooting in Fort Lauderdale

A man was shot in the leg by the owner of a home he was trying to break into Friday afternoon, police said.

The suspect, who police say they are trying to identify, was shot at about 1:30 p.m. at a house on the 800 block of Long Island Avenue, said Sgt. Frank Sousa, a police spokesman.

The suspect was taken to Broward General Medical Center for treatment, Sousa said.

Detectives are at the scene investigating the incident.


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