Man fires shotgun at suspects’ fleeing car; 3 arrested for burglary

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SHLEBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT)  — Three suspects were arrested in Shelby County after a burglary Tuesday morning, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies received reports of a burglary in progress around 10:30 a.m. in the 16000 block of Highway 55.

The caller told 911 that he walked in on his daughter’s home being burglarized.

The sheriff’s office says the caller reported three black males leaving the scene in a white Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury. The father said the suspects were armed with a handgun.

He told 911 that he fired a shotgun at the vehicle as it fled the scene.

Deputies found the vehicle and arrested the three suspects.

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