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Leesburg Homeowner Shot a Burglary Suspect

Leesburg detectives are currently working a burglary to an occupied dwelling on Flora View Ln., where the home owner shot one of two men as they entered the residence. The burglar who was shot was transported to a local trauma center for treatment, and the second suspect fled the area on foot. A perimeter was immediately established, and a search was conducted with negative results.

According to Florida Police Scanner, the outstanding suspect is described as a white male, 5’8”- 5’9”, slim build, who was reported to be wearing a black hoodie and tan shorts when he fled on foot in a northerly direction.

The homeowner was uninjured during the incident, and the case remains under investigation by Leesburg detectives as of June 20.

If anyone has surveillance video or other information regarding this case, contact Leesburg Criminal Investigations Division at 352-728-9862.