It happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night at a home in the 6900 block of Puget Beach Rd. NE, near Olympia.
Thurston County sheriff’s deputies say a couple arrived home to find a male burglar in their house. A confrontation ensued and the homeowner shot the suspect in the leg.
The 27-year old suspect was taken to St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. He was later transferred to Harborview in Seattle for surgery.