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Man shoots at burglar climbing through window

YUMA, Ariz. - A man fired two shots inside his home when he caught a man climbing through his bathroom window.

Yuma Police Department (YPD) officials say the man claims he woke up to what sounded like someone trying to kick down the door to his house. The man then heard a noise coming from his bathroom, grabbed a gun and fired two shots when he saw the burglar climbing through the window.

The suspect took off running and it is unknown if he was injured during the incident. He is described as a Hispanic man in his 30s with a 'buzzed' type haircut.

The incident happened shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday in the area of 23rd Street and Walnut Avenue.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact YPD at (928) 783-4421, Detective Bonillas at (928) 373-4784 or 78-Crime to remain anonymous.


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