The Dallas Morning News

Car burglars shoot man as he tried to stop them

- Claire Ballor

A man was shot multiple times by three people who tried to break into his vehicle early Saturday in Far East Dallas, Dallas police said.

Officers responded to the shooting about 3:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Highwood Drive near Bryan Adams High School.

Police said the man, whose name was not released, confronted the three people while they were trying to break into his vehicle and exchanged gunfire with them. The three people, who were wearing ski masks, fled after the man was shot in the neck and back.

Dallas Fire-Rescue took the man to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, authoritie­s said. He is expected to survive.

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