Man shoots car burglar, police say

Police say an Augusta man will not be charged after he shot and wounded a juvenile breaking into his vehicle on Alene Circle Saturday afternoon.

According to a news release from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the man interrupted the car break-in and fired his .40-caliber handgun at the youth several times.

One bullet struck the suspect, breaking his clavicle, police said. He was taken to Medical College of Georgia hospital for treatment. A second suspect fled the area, the news release stated.

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