SUGAR LAND, TX – A burglary suspect was taken into custody early Friday morning after being shot by a homeowner.
Police said the shooting took place around 5 a.m. in the 200 block of Shadow Wood Drive in the Sugar Mill neighborhood.
According to the resident, she was inside her home with her 8-year-old child when she began to hear noises coming from downstairs.
She further assessed the strange noise to later discover a man attempting to climb through her lower-level window. The woman immediately retrieved her gun and fired shots striking the suspect in his chest.
The suspect fled the scene but was later located by officers due to a blood trail he left behind. The wounded suspect was transported to a hospital, in an unknown condition.
The woman and her child were not injured.