Police say that at at about 10:40 AM, a burglar kicked in the front door of a home on the 100 block of Cardinal Lane in Lake City, Florida. The homeowner reportedly grabbed his .38 handgun, at which point the burglar confronted him in the hallway. Fearing for his safety, the homeowner fired one shot in self defense, striking the intruder and sending him fleeing, police say. A suspect, reportedly identified as 18 year old Damien Morgan, was taken to a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg, and will face burglary charges after being released from the hospital, according to police. No injuries to the homeowner were reported.
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