Deputies are investigating a possible self defense shooting in Jupiter Farms

JUPITER FARMS, Fla. - An early morning weekend shooting is under investigation by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say that Sunday at 1:15 a-m, a man and a woman were in their house in the 17000 block of Randolf Siding Road when the an alarm went off indicating that someone had entered the property. 

The man inside the house, according to PBSO, encountered a suspect and fired a shot at him.

Deputies say the man feared the suspect was going to harm him when the shot was fired.

The suspect received a leg wound and was treated at Jupiter Medical Center.

The investigation is still ongoing and the sheriff's office has not yet identified the people involved.

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