Man shot during struggle with burglar in Lutz home

Hillsborough County

LUTZ, Fla. (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of a man during a burglary at his home in Lutz on Monday night.

At Approximately 6 p.m. Monday night, Hillsborough County 911 received a call about an unknown suspect that broke into a home on Deer Forest Drive in Southeast Lutz.

An individual that was in the home struggled with the suspect when he was shot twice in the face.

The suspect fled into a wooded area behind the property and deputies continued to look for him.

The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Detectives do not believe this was a random act.

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