- Associated Press - Saturday, November 1, 2014

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Huntsville police are investigating a shooting that left a woman wounded after she spotted a burglar fleeing a neighbor’s home.

WHNT-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1tsA7Y8 ) Shanita Long went outside late at night to check on her barking dogs when she saw a man with items in his hands running from her neighbor’s house. Police say the man shot Long from a car before fleeing.

Officers called to a report of a burglary at the neighbor’s house late Thursday found the front door kicked in and a flat-screen TV in the doorway.

Police say Long was taken to a local hospital with injuries that weren’t life-threatening. They say investigators got a good description of the shooter.

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Information from: WHNT-TV, https://whnt.com/

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