Man Shot in Abdomen During Alleged Burglary Attempt - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Man Shot in Abdomen During Alleged Burglary Attempt

HUELO, Maui (KHNL) -  A man suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen during an apparent burglary attempt in Huelo Monday night. 

Maui police responded to a reported gunshot coming from a home on Door of Faith Road in Huelo at about 8:45 p.m. 

A preliminary investigation shows a 29-year-old man and two 17-year-old boys broke into house to steal some items.

According to police reports, a 43-year-old man, who lives in the house confronted the intruders with a gun and, at some point, at least one shot was fired, striking the adult intruder in his abdomen. 

The three intruders fled the area, but the adult suspect later sought treatment at Maui Memorial Medical Center.  The man undergone surgery Tuesday morning and is listed in critical condition, but is expected to recover. 

The owner of the house also undergone surgery for severe and multiple facial fractures.  He is listed in satisfactory condition. 

Police arrested the two teens.

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