HOUSTON- A man shot his neighbor in north Houston when he caught him stealing from his home on Friday night.

According to police, the shooting occurred around 9:00 p.m. in Cypress. The 40-year-old suspect was shot by his neighbor in the lower stomach area.

The neighbor claimed this wasn't the first time the suspect stole from his home, and he was fed up.

The homeowner, who shot the burglary suspect, waited for police and cooperated with authorities.

The suspect was taken by Life Flight to Hermann hospital in serious but stable condition. He is expected to live. No sound bite.