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Suspects still on the loose after weekend shooting

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Pima County Sheriff's deputies are still searching for suspects and one man is still recovering this morning, after he was shot walking in on burglars in his own home.

The shooting happened on the 5800 block of E. Klafter Road, near Wilmot and I-10. 

Inside the home were several bullet holes, in the walls, in the couch, even near the lock on the front door, according to PCSD officials.   

Deputies stated the homeowner and his girlfriend returned to their home about 3:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, when they noticed an unfamiliar vehicle parked outside. 

According to PCSD deputies, the man went inside the home to check things out, it was then he saw at least two men trying to steal his TV set.  Several shots were fired at the man, who was hit three times in the lower body, PCSD reported.

The victim was able to crawl out of the house and return to his vehicle, where his girlfriend waited, according to reports.  They were able to drive away and call for help. 

The man was taken to the hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery.

The suspects inside the home got away.  PCSD is asking anyone with information about this incident to call 911 or 88-CRIME. 

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