Miami-Dade County homeowner shoots would-be burglar

Police searching for second man who ran away

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A homeowner shot a man who was trying to break into his northwest Miami-Dade County home, police said.

It happened Tuesday night near Northwest 14th Avenue and 138th Street.

Miami-Dade police said the homeowner and his wife were at the home when they heard two men trying to break into the house.

The owner pulled out a gun and shot one of the men, but the other one got away.

The man who was shot was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. His condition was not immediately known.

Police were searching for the man who ran away.