Vancouver Homeowner Shoots Prowler

A homeowner in Northeast Vancouver shot a suspected prowler Wednesday morning. 

It happened near 145th Avenue and 49th Street around 5:20 a.m.

The homeowner was awakened by the suspected prowler in the backyard. The homeowner armed himself with a gun and got into a struggle with the suspect. One shot was fired.

The suspect is hospitalized with a life threatening injury. 

The Vancouver Police Department Major Crime Unit is investigating.

No other information has been released.

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