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Burglar shot in attempted armed robbery and home invasion

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It was a scary night for a family in Shreveport.

Shreveport Police are investigating a shooting that took place on the 3000 block of Morningside, shortly after 6pm on Sunday.

Authorities say a man walked into the home, armed with a gun, and demanded that the two women inside to give him money and valuables.

Some point during the ordeal the oldest resident, a 63 years old woman, found her gun and shot the robber in the upper body.

After being shot the suspect took off on foot, but passed out in a neighbor's yard.

He was taken to University Health with what could life threatening injuries. Police say the suspect was a 16 year old juvenile whose name has not been released.

Shreveport police have connected the 16 year old to a previous burglary of the residence that occurred in mid December of last year.  

The homeowner along with other occupants inside the residence were interviewed by detectives; however no charges have been filed in connection with the incident. 

The case remains under investigation.

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