Fort Lauderdale

Teen Car Burglar Shot by Car's Owner in Fort Lauderdale: Police

A teen who was trying to burglarize a car in Fort Lauderdale was shot by the car's owner Tuesday morning, police said.

The burglary happened around 5:15 a.m. in the 600 block of Southwest 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale Police said.

Officials said the 16-year-old suspect was burglarizing the vehicle when he was confronted by the car's owner, who shot him. The teen suffered non-life threatening injuries.

No other information was immediately known.

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