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Pasco shooting results in burglar going to the hospital

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Police officers are investigating a burglary from Friday night that left the burglar with a gunshot wound in the chest.

According to the Pasco Police Department, a 23-year-old man kicked in the door of an apartment at 724 Lewis Street.

The apartment's 19-year-old resident was in the shower at the time.

He came out to confront the burglar and fired one round into the man's chest.

The burglar was taken to the hospital, where he underwent surgery. Police say it appears he will survive his wounds.

Pasco Police interviewed 18 witnesses in the area.

They also have not arrested the resident, believing it to be self-defense.

Detectives will continue to investigate the incident.

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