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FLOWER MOUND, Texas — A north Texas homeowner shot and critically injured a would-be burglary suspect on Sunday, according to the Flower Mound Police Department.

At approximately 2:22 p.m., on Sunday, September 13, 2020, the Flower Mound Police Department received a 911 call from a homeowner in the 5400 block of Briar Lane who stated he shot an unknown male and female who had allegedly broke into his home through a back door.

The male and female fled the scene in a vehicle and were located a short distance from the incident location.

The 29-year-old male suspect had been shot in the chest, was transported to an area hospital for surgery, and has since been moved into an intensive care unit in critical condition, according to police.

The 30-year-old female suspect was uninjured, transported to police headquarters for questioning, and arrested on an unrelated parole violation warrant.

"At the scene, Flower Mound detectives were able to determine the male had forced entry and confronted the homeowner," read a statement from the department. "The homeowner told the suspect to leave several times and warned him, without success. The homeowner felt threatened as the suspect kept moving toward him, which is when he fired one shot at the suspect."

Police say the investigation remains ongoing however, no charges are expected to be filed on the homeowner as a result of the incident.