MANATEE -- One of three suspects in a Manatee County burglary was shot by the burglary victim, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The burglary and shooting took place at 9 p.m. Sunday in the 4900 block of 24th Street West, according to a news release.
According to the victims, the suspects entered the residence and took a television, the report states.
As they were leaving, one of the victims, a 26-year-old man, grabbed a handgun and fired several shots at the suspects, according to the report.
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The suspects returned fire before leaving the area, the report adds.
Deputies later learned that one of the suspects, a 26-year-old man, was being treated at a local hospital for the gunshot wound, according to the report.
No charges have been filed in the case, which is still under investigation, but detectives do not believe this was a random incident, the report concludes.
Anyone with information can call the sheriff's office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.