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Police Searching for Burglary Suspect in West Sacramento Neighborhood

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WEST SACRAMENTO -- Authorities are searching for a burglary suspect in West Sacramento in the area of 3rd and E Streets.

It is reported that a suspect attempted a home invasion around 3:15 a.m. and the homeowner fired a gun in self defense. She does not believe she hit the suspect but it is not clear at this time.

Police believe the suspect may be hiding in a yard so a perimeter has been set up closing E Street to traffic.

A neighbor said there has been a transient problem lately due to the high population of homeless living down by the river.

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