Police: Intruder shot, wounded by Miami homeowner


    Police: Intruder shot, wounded by Miami homeowner. (MGN / LWP Communications / Flickr)

    Authorities say a man who was forcing his way into a South Florida home is in critical condition after the homeowner shot him.

    Miami-Dade police Det. Alvaro Zabaleta said in a news release that the shooting occurred around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday.

    Investigators say the man arrived at the home in a vehicle and began forcing his way inside. That's when he was shot.

    Inside the house were a man, woman and two children. They were not injured.

    The intruder was taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

    No other details were immediately available.

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