Fort Worth homeowner shoots suspected vehicle burglar

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FORT WORTH (1080 KRLD) - A south Fort Worth homeowner shot a teenager who was allegedly breaking into his vehicle.

"I guess he met the wrong homeowner last night," says Fort Worth officer Tracy Carter of Braxton Criddle, 19.

It happened at around midnight last night outside a home on Hunting Green Drive.

The homeowner ended up shooting Criddle in the leg.

"The male (Criddle) was taken to the hospital to be treated, and I'm going to say he's probably not going to want to do that again," says Ofc. Carter.

Criddle is now facing a charge of burglary of a vehiclem a class A misdemeanor.

As for the homeowner, it's unlikely that he will be facing any charges.

"He was very cooperative with the detectives and officers once they came out," says Carter, "and he will not be facing charges at this time."