Homeowner shot after finding suspect burglarizing house in Center Point

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

CENTER POINT, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a homeowner in Center Point injured Tuesday morning.

According to JCSO, just before 11 a.m. a man arrived at his home in the 2500 block of 6th Street NE and discovered a person burglarizing the residence. The suspect then shot the homeowner before fleeing the scene.

The victim was transported to UAB Hospital for treatment with what authorities believe to be non-life-threatening injuries. JCSO is currently searching for the suspect and have deployed its helicopter.

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