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      Harlingen homeowner shoots burglary suspect BB gun

      Police were called to West Buchanan Street on Wednesday evening

      Authorities are still trying to sort out the details of an incident where a homeowner used a BB gun to shoot a man trying to breaking into his home.

      It all happened at about at home near West Buchanan Street and South A Street around 7 p.m. Wednesday.

      Harlingen police said a 28-year-old man tried to break into a home through the window.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that the homeowner confronted the man, chased him and shot him with a BB gun.

      The alleged suspect declined medical treatment.

      No charges have been filed at this time but the incident remains under investigation.

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