ORANGE, Calif. — Police say a man was shot and wounded by someone he found burglarizing his car outside his Southern California home.

Investigators in the city of Orange say the resident chased the thief for two blocks before dawn Monday when the suspect opened fire.

The man was shot once and hospitalized in stable condition.

Detectives did not immediately release a description of the shooter.

KABC-TV reports surveillance footage from the area shows the suspect walking from car to car, appearing to case the neighborhood looking for something to steal.

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