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Armed Texas homeowner thwarts suspected burglar, leaves him wounded in bathroom

Emma Colton - Fox News | Published on 7/26/2023
An armed Texas homeowner shot and wounded a suspected burglar who broke into the home in the middle of the night, according to police.

The Beaumont Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress just after midnight on Friday, the police department reported. On the way to the home, dispatch told the officers that the homeowner had shot the suspect, who was located inside the home.

Upon the officers' arrival, they found the suspect, identified as 43-year-old Jason Omar Cruz, on the floor of the resident's bathroom in a "large pool of blood."