Suspected burglar shot by resident while breaking into Fayetteville home

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A man who allegedly broke into a Fayetteville home Saturday morning is in the hospital after getting shot by the man who lived there, police said.

Police responded to a shooting call at approximately 4:45 a.m. at a home located at 6808 Bianca Place.

The preliminary investigation shows that the resident of the home shot a suspect who was breaking into the home. The unidentified suspect has been transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Detectives are investigating the burglary and shooting and are requesting that anyone with information contact them.

Anyone with information regarding the burglary and shooting investigation is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type “4Tip” followed by your message).

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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