Phoenix burglary suspect shot by homeowner

PHOENIX - Police say a homeowner shot and injured a suspect who allegedly broke into his home on Monday.

Phoenix police say three men tried to burglarize the home near 86th Avenue and Camelback Road just after 9 a.m.

The homeowner heard the suspects and grabbed a shotgun and confronted them.

Police say at least one round was fired and one of the men was shot in the leg.

The suspects fled in a vehicle which was spotted by officers and stopped near 75th and Glendale avenues where they were taken into custody.

Police say the suspect who was shot has a minor injury to his leg, possibly from a pellet from the shotgun.

Neither the homeowner nor his wife was injured.

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