BUCKEYE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - An 18-year-old alleged burglar was shot by a homeowner in Buckeye.
According to reports, a homeowner arrived to find a burglary in progress. A scuffle ensued, and the 18-year-old was shot and wounded.
Residents nearby said they are shaken.
"It's just too bad," said Lonnie Carmichael. "You feel horrible when you have a certain level of trust in your community, your home, and you want to feel safe. It's too bad people take to stealing, take from those who worked hard for their possessions, and your family members may be at risk, its unnerving."
The suspect was taken to the hospital, and is expected to be OK.