Deputies shoot burglar suspect in Lake Worth home

Posted by Rachel Leigh - email

LAKE WORTH, FL (WFLX) - An upscale neighborhood is rocked by gunshots as a burglary turned into a deputy-involved shooting.

Just after 2 a.m. Tuesday, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call of a burglary in progress at a home located on the 4000 Block of Arthurium Avenue in Lake Worth.

Once deputies arrived, they encountered the suspect who matched the description of the 911 caller.

The suspect was shot in the forearm and taken to JFK Hospital where he was treated and released into police custody.

Investigators are piecing together how it all happened. We'll bring you more information once it's released.