Police: Intruder shot, wounded by Miami homeowner

Posted at 9:24 AM, Nov 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-29 10:04:13-05

MIAMI (AP) -- Authorities say a man who was forcing his way into a South Florida home is in critical condition after the homeowner shot him.

Miami-Dade police Det. Alvaro Zabaleta said in a news release that the shooting occurred around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators say the man arrived at the home in a vehicle and began forcing his way inside. That's when he was shot.

Inside the house were a man, woman and two children. They were not injured.

The intruder was taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.