Milford police: Home invasion suspect shot during burglary

Milford police say a burglary suspect shot by a homeowner over the weekend remains in critical condition.Authorities say the shooting happened after homeowner Gerald Mirto

MILFORD - Milford police say a burglary suspect shot by a homeowner over the weekend remains in critical condition.

Authorities say the shooting happened after homeowner Gerald Mirto heard suspicious noises Saturday night. They say he allegedly confronted the suspect, 25-year-old Benjamin Prue, who was naked, then ran upstairs, retrieved a gun and shot him during a scuffle.

After being shot, Prue fled the scene before being arrested a short time later. Police say they found crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia in Prue's car parked nearby.

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