Thursday, December 18, 2008

California: Woman shoots thief, Sacramento police say

Sacramento, California

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.

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