Teen shot while allegedly breaking into car, police say

A 17-year-old suspect was shot while attempting to break into a car Wednesday morning in the 100 block of Hazel Avenue in Halethorpe, police said.

According to police, a 44-year-old man noticed a suspect breaking into his car and went outside with a rifle to confront the suspect. Police said the suspect swung a knife or screwdriver and the man shot the suspect once.

Police said the suspect fled the scene but was found at a local hospital being treated for a gunshot wound. The suspect is in custody and the incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

— Kyana Miller

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