Man shot in the face while confronting burglars

November 24, 2011 8:27:33 PM PST
Police say a man shot in the face in northeast Houston knew his attackers.

According to authorities, the victim saw two men breaking into a vehicle at the Fiesta Mart's parking lot on Airline and drove around to confront them. Police say the men shot at him and a bullet went through the windshield, striking him in the face.

The victim tried to escape and hit at least four other parked vehicles. He was taken to the hospital.

Police have not released his identity.