Montgomery man shot trying to stop burglary attempt

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A good samaritan is lucky to be alive after a burglary in west Montgomery turned violent.

The incident occurred around Midnight on Byrne Drive in the Normandale community.

Police say a neighbor saw a burglary in progress, called police and held up the two would be criminals at gun point.

When police arrived, the men reportedly freed themselves and shot the neighbor in the thigh.

He's expected to recover.

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