MISSION – A Mission man is recovering in the hospital after breaking into a home and being shot by the homeowner.
It happened before noon on Tuesday at a home on Sauz Street.
Mission Police Lt. Jody Tittle said a 71-year-old disabled veteran heard someone open his door. He grabbed his gun and saw a burglar in his laundry room.
He warned the suspect not to move, but the man moved and the homeowner shot him. Then, the suspect ran off.