PORTLAND, Ore. — An elderly man opened fire Monday morning on a woman suspected of burglarizing his home in Portland, Oregon, according to authorities.
Police responded to a report of a burglary in progress just before 7 a.m. Monday at a home in the 1300 block of Northeast 81st Avenue.
"Officers were advised an elderly male homeowner was associated with the residence and a female was involved and may still be in the garage," police said Monday in a news release. As officers were responding, police said they learned that the homeowner had shot the woman.
The woman was transported to a hospital for treatment of her injuries, which did not appear to be life-threatening, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Authorities said the homeowner, who was not identified, is cooperating with investigators.
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