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PD: Intoxicated man mistaken for burglar, shot in Chandler

Posted at 12:52 PM, Dec 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-02 14:52:24-05

Police in Chandler say an extremely intoxicated man has been shot and wounded after trying to enter the wrong apartment and being mistaken for a burglar.

Officers received a call of a burglary in progress at about 3:15 a.m. Sunday near Arizona Avenue and West Elliot Road. 

Police say the resident of the home shot the burglar, whose wounds aren't considered life-threatening.

They say no arrests have been made in the shooting.

Police haven't released the names of the shooter or the wounded man.