NORTHGLENN, Colo. (KDVR) — A homeowner in Northglenn fired a gun at a suspect who attempted to steal their vehicle.
According to the Northglenn Police Department, officers responded to the 300 block of Brigitte Drive at around 8 a.m. on reports of a motor vehicle theft.
NPD said that the vehicle owner witnessed a man attempting to steal a car from the owner’s driveway. The owner then fired a gun into the vehicle as it was being stolen.
The suspect was able to drive away inside the stolen vehicle, according to NPD.
Police located the stolen vehicle a few blocks away from the owner’s home, but the vehicle was unoccupied.
According to NPD, a neighboring police agency located a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was determined to be the suspect in the motor vehicle theft.
The suspect was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.
Police are currently investigating the situation, anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jackie Spresser at 303-450-8859.