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Monday June 26th, 2017 :: 10:06 a.m. PDT


#LASD Suspect Shot by Homeowner during Residential Burglary, 36000blk of Ridge Route Rd, Castaic, @SCVSheriff

On Monday, June 26, 2017, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a residence on the 36000 Block of Ridge Route Road, Castaic, at approximately 2:08 a.m. regarding a burglary in progress call.
It appears during the burglary, the suspect went to the rear of the location and forced entry into the residence through a rear door. When the suspect entered the residence, the victim armed herself with a handgun.  After a short confrontation with the suspect, the victim fired a shot, from her firearm, at the suspect hitting him in the chest.
Deputy personnel arrived on scene and rendered aid until paramedics arrived.  
The suspect, a male Hispanic adult, was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in fair condition and is in custody for a burglary charge.  
There is no further information and the investigation is on-going. 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Detective Bureau at (661) 255-1121. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP, or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website
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