Auto parts store owner shoots burglary suspect near Katy (Texas)

The owner of a used auto parts store shot one of two burglary suspects he caught breaking into his business early Monday morning, police say.

The man was at the S&T Auto Body Services shop on Cinnamon Drive near the Katy Freeway when he spotted the break-in, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. At some point during the burglary, the owner pulled a gun and shot at the suspects, striking one of them.

The other suspect managed to escape. The condition of the suspect who was shot was not immediately clear.