SAN ANTONIO – A man who broke into a West Side home overnight was shot by the homeowner and later tried to run from officers, according to San Antonio police.
The incident happened just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday near Wilmot and Knoke streets, near North General McMullen.
Police said the man tried to break into the home and the homeowner, a man in his 50s, grabbed a gun and shot the suspect twice.
The suspect ran away but was found by emergency medical services down the road.
He was loaded into the ambulance and was about to receive treatment, but he became angry and escaped from the ambulance, police said.
Police officers were able to capture him again. He had gunshot wounds to his right elbow and right thigh and had cuts from jumping over a barbed-wire fence.
He was taken to University Hospital in stable condition.
The incident is under investigation.