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A Woman Shot and Injured a Man Trying to Break into Her Home

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LITCHFIELD PARK, Arizona — Authorities say a woman shot a man who was trying to break into her home through the front door on Thursday night.

 

A woman called 911 just before 11 p.m. saying there was a suspicious vehicle in the driveway of her home near 127th Avenue and Camelback Road, according to Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, a woman called 911 just before 11 p.m. saying there was a suspicious vehicle in the driveway of her home near 127th Avenue and Camelback Road.

 

The woman told the 911 operator she didn’t know the man who was inside the car and the man walked up to her front door and tried to enter her home.

 

After warning the man that she was armed, MCSO says the woman shot him through the front door after he kept trying to enter the home.

 

When deputies arrived at the home, they found the man on the doorstep suffering from a gunshot wound.

 

The man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries where he remains in critical condition.

 

MCSO says the woman lives alone and no one else was inside the home during the shooting.

 

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