Webster police: Homeowner shot burglar, no charges filed at this time


WEBSTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Webster police say a homeowner on Gravel Road shot a burglar early Tuesday morning.

Police say officers responded to the residence around 1:30 a.m. for the report of a burglar being shot. According to the Webster Police Department, the incident did not take place in the home, but “inside and / or near an outbuilding on the property, which is detached from the home.”

Police say the burglar has been identified, and is being treated at an area hospital where he is currently listed in critical condition.

Police say no charges have been filed at this time. “This will be a lengthy investigation and we will offer updates as the investigation allows.”

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call 911. Specifically, anyone living on Gravel Road with a video surveillance system.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we have a crew at the scene and will continue to update this developing story.

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