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Intruder shot while attempting to break into a home on San Antonio’s South Side

Muzzle and front sight of a 9mm pistol

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A San Antonio homeowner shot an intruder who was trying to get into his house.

The man tells police he opened fire at around 1 A.M., when he discovered a man trying to break into his Arlington Court home with a pickax.

The homeowner fired three shots, hitting the man one time.

The man was able to run from the scene. He ended up at a fire station and was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center.

No charges have been filed against the homeowner.

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