Police: Clearwater homeowner shoots suspected burglar

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Clearwater Police Department is investigating a shooting where a homeowner shot a suspected burglar on Thursday morning.

William Kahle, 31, of Clearwater is at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in critical condition after the shooting at the home on Cleveland Street near Highland Avenue.

Kahle was breaking into the home and the homeowner shot the suspected burglar, according to Clearwater police.

Kahle had a lengthy criminal record, according to authorities. 

Clearwater police officers responded to the call around 9:38 a.m. Thursday.

The investigation is ongoing.

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