From the Sacramento Bee of December 4, 2008
Woman shoots thief, Sacramento police say
A 34-year-old homeowner shot a man who was trying to steal from her property in East Sacramento Wednesday morning, police said.
The incident happened about 7 a.m. in the 4500 block of 13th Avenue, Sacramento Police Department spokesman Sgt. Norm Leong said.
The suspect, who sustained facial injuries, is in a hospital and expected to survive, Leong said. The man, whose has not been released yet, is a parolee-at-large.
Investigators are reviewing the case to determine if the woman acted in self-defense. She has not been charged, Leong said.