Police: Vestavia Hills resident shoots suspected burglar, suspect arrested

Police: Vestavia Hills resident shoots suspected burglar, suspect arrested
(Source: WBRC)

VESTAVIA HILLS, AL (WBRC) - Vestavia Hills police are investigating a shooting, where they say a resident shot a suspected burglar.

Police say the resident confronted the suspected burglar exiting his apartment, located in the 2900 block of Columbiana Road. Police say shortly afterward, the resident shot the suspect.

The suspect fled across Columbiana Road to Vestawood Apartments, police said. The suspect was located and placed in custody. The suspect was transported to UAB for injuries.

The severity of the suspect is not currently known. The resident was not injured.

Police say the investigation is on going. We will provide more information when it is provided.

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