A man was shot multiple times Tuesday morning after allegedly trying — and failing — to break into a home in Pasadena, Texas.
Police near Houston confirmed that the 40-year-old suspect tried to gain access to the house where a man and woman live but was shot multiple times before getting in. His gunshot wounds included two in his backside, KTRK-TV reported.
Several windows were broken as the homeowners defended their property.
Pasadena PD: Homeowner shoots would-be burglar several times as he's breaking windows of home. pic.twitter.com/9upGOeqEZ6
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The suspect was airlifted to a nearby hospital to be treated for his injuries, according to KHOU-TV, which added that it’s not known if the suspect was armed. The suspect’s condition was not immediately clear and his name was not being released.