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Homeowner fires shot at burglary suspect in Carlsbad

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CARLSBAD (CNS) - A Carlsbad man grabbed a gun and fired a shot at a burglar he found in his home Thursday afternoon, prompting the intruder to flee.

The home invasion and shooting in the 4000 block of Tuolumne Place was reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. It was unclear if the intruder was wounded by the gunfire, police spokeswoman Jodee Sasway said.

It was unclear if the intruder was wounded by the gunfire, and the exact location of the incident was not immediately released.

Officers searched for the burglar into the mid-afternoon with help from a sheriff's helicopter crew but were unable to find the suspect.

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