Phoenix homeowner shoots home intrusion suspect overnight

Posted at 4:34 AM, Jul 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-14 15:30:33-04

A home intrusion suspect was reportedly shot by a homeowner in west Phoenix overnight.

According to police on scene near 83rd Avenue and Osborn Road, a man arrived home to find that his arcadia door had been broken, but did not find anything inside his home.

Later, he awoke to find a man inside his house with a crowbar. The homeowner chased the suspect outside the home, shot the suspect and held him at gunpoint until police arrived.

The suspect suffered a non-life threatening injury.

Police say the homeowner is cooperating and has been questioned and released.

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