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HOUSTON Police said a homeowner in The Heights grabbed his gun and fired a warning shot, scaring off a burglary suspect who was later caught.

It happened just after 1 a.m. Monday at a home on 5th near Columbia, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said a male homeowner heard a noise and saw a male breaking into his pickup truck. After firing a shot, the suspect ran away.

Police conducted a short search of the neighborhood and found the suspect nearby.

The man may be responsible for other area burglaries, police said.

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