Deputies: Orangevale burglary suspect shot by homeowner

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ORANGEVALE, Calif. (KTXL) -- Authorities are investigating a burglary attempt and a shooting on Santa Juanita Avenue in Orangevale.

Shortly before 4 a.m. Thursday, a man called authorities to report a burglary attempt at his home. The man told authorities he confronted the burglar and shot him.

The man said the burglar ran to a car and the car fled the scene.

Soon after, Roseville police located a man riding in a car on Sierra College Boulevard who had a gunshot wound to the upper body.

He was transported to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive.

At this time, Sacramento County sheriff's deputies believe the man found on Sierra College Boulevard is the same man suspected of burglarizing the home in Orangevale.

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