GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Greeley homeowner was met with a suspected burglar who was ultimately shot by the homeowner.

greeley burglar Homeowner Catches, Shoots Suspected Burglar As Police Arrive

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It happened early Monday morning on 15th Street near 16th Avenue Court.

Investigators say the homeowner held the suspect at gunpoint while his wife called 911.

greeley burglar 2 Homeowner Catches, Shoots Suspected Burglar As Police Arrive

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When police arrived a few minutes later, they say they heard one gunshot and found the suspect shot in the torso.

The suspect was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive.

Police haven’t said if the homeowner will face any charges.

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