DETROIT (WWJ) – Authorities say a 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot while allegedly breaking into a home on Detroit’s east side.

The incident unfolded early Friday morning at a home on Lakewood Street, in the area of Chalmers and Mack Avenue.

A 40-year-old homeowner told police he caught two teens breaking into his home and fired at them, striking at least one.

The homeowner, a valid CPL holder, is cooperating with police.

Other circumstances surrounding the incident weren’t immediately clear.

An investigation is ongoing.

Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 and for the latest. 

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