16-year-old boy shot by victim while burglarizing vehicle in Fort Lauderdale

A 16-year-old boy was shot Tuesday morning after he was caught burglarizing a vehicle in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said.

The incident was reported shortly before 5:30 a.m. in the area of Southwest Sixth Street and Sixth Avenue.

Police said a tenant who lived at the home where the vehicle was parked outside of shot the teen after catching him in the act.

The teen was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.

No other details were immediately released.


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