Homeowner shoots man during attempted car break-in

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Sunday, May 30, 2021
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The shooting happened as someone was attempting to break into the vehicle in the 2700 block of Vance Street in north Houston, police said.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An attempted car burglary ended in gunshots and one person wounded in north Houston overnight.

It happened in the 2700 block of Vance Street near Jensen Drive.

A homeowner shot a man he claimed was attempting to break into his car in the early morning hours, according to Houston police.

The suspect was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

It was the latest incident where a vehicle owner stopped an attempted theft with gunfire.

In April, A man attempting to break into a car at a northwest Harris County motel was shot by the vehicle's owner, deputies said. The suspect survived his injuries.

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