Man Shoots Intruder During Dawn Break-in

At 5 a.m. on Wednesday, a home intruder attempted to rob an apartment in Carrollton, Texas by breaking in through an unlocked patio door.

The 33-year old burglar barely got inside when the man living in the apartment spotted him and shot him once in the chest, reported The Dallas News.

According to the police, the man is in critical condition at the Medical City Plano Hospital. If he survives, he will be faced with criminal trespass of a habitation, a crime he’s committed in the past.

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