Homeowner fights back against would-be cell phone thief

July 13, 2011 3:17:40 AM PDT
Residents in a home in Fort Bend County say a man who knocked on their door asking for help stole several cell phones overnight. Residents noticed the phones were missing after the man left. One of the residents grabbed a rifle and confronted the man across the street from the home.

Authorities say the accused thief was shot in a struggle for the rifle. He was taken to the hospital by Life Flight and is expected to survive.