Homeowner shoots robbery suspect during attempted home invasion robbery

One suspect shot, others remain at large

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MIRAMAR, Fla. - A homeowner in a Miramar community defended his family during a home invasion robbery Sunday night, shooting one of the suspects and leaving him in serious condition.

It all happened in the Huntington Preserve development, a gated community near I-75 and Miramar Parkway. Huntington Preserve - Miramar, Florida

According to investigators, about 11:45 p.m., the homeowner heard a commotion outside, looked through the peep hole, opened the front door and saw multiple suspects running toward him. The homeowner, who was armed, fired multiple shots.

One suspect was hit and taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in serious condition.

"I feel safer living next to him," said next door neighbor Michael Wilson. "So if anything happens to us, I'll make sure to call him."

Police are searching for up to three other suspects who took off from the scene after the shooting.

Investigators are still not sure if the family was targeted, or if it was a random act.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miramar Police.

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