Intruder Critical After Being Shot by Homeowner in Moreno Valley, Authorities Say
A male intruder was shot and critically wounded late Friday night after a homeowner opened fire on him at a residence in Moreno Valley, authorities said.
Few details were immediately available about the incident, which took place about 11:13 p.m. Friday in the 13000 block of Tonikan Drive, said Deputy Michael Vasquez of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies responded to a call regarding an assault with a deadly weapon at the location, Vasquez said.
The wounded suspect was transported to a hospital in critical condition, according to the Sheriff’s Department. It was unknown if he would survive.
Neither the shooter nor the wounded man were immediately identified.
An investigation is ongoing.