Suspect Shoots Self During Home Invasion Robbery, Police Say

October 16, 2012 Updated Oct 16, 2012 at 4:18 PM EDT

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Suspect Shoots Self During Home Invasion Robbery, Police Say

October 16, 2012 Updated Oct 16, 2012 at 4:18 PM EDT

A strange story from Florida earlier this month.

According to a news release from the Tampa (Fla.) Police Department, a suspect reportedly shot himself during a home invasion robbery in Tampa on Oct. 6.  The man was transported to a hospital in critical condition, according to the news release. He is facing charges of armed home invasion, armed robbery and armed burglary, according to police.

Read the news release from the Tampa Police Department HERE.