LEESBURG, Fla. — A Leesburg homeowner shot one of two men who were trying to break into a home on Monday morning, police said.
Detectives said they are working a burglary that happened at a home on Flora View Lane.
They said the homeowner shot a man as he tried to get into the home.
Officers said that the burglar who was shot was taken to a hospital. The other suspect ran away from the home.
Police are searching for a man who was reported to be wearing a black hoodie and tan shorts when he fled the scene.
They said he is either 5 feet, 8 inches or 5 feet, 9 inches tall and has a slim build.
The homeowner was not hurt during the incident.
Anyone with video or other information about the case is asked to call 352-728-9862.
Channel 9 has a crew headed to the scene to learn more. Check back and watch Eyewitness News for updates.
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