Car owner’s boyfriend shoots suspected car burglar in Sand Springs

Sand Spring residents concerned about car break ins in the area

SAND SPRINGS, Okla. — Police are piecing together a shooting investigation in Sand Springs from Tuesday night that landed a man in the hospital.

Officers were called to a neighborhood near 6th and Main around 7:30 p.m. after someone caught a man breaking into their car in a back alley.

Police say the homeowner went outside to start her car when she saw 28-year-old Brent Mikott Sloan sitting inside her car.

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Police investigating a shooting in a Sand Springs neighborhood.
Police investigating a shooting in a Sand Springs neighborhood. (FOX23)

The homeowner’s boyfriend came out and chased after Sloan before getting in a fight with him.

He says while he was holding Sloan and waiting for police, Sloan lunged at him.

He shot Sloan in the knee.

Paramedics rushed Sloan to the hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Neighbors say they’ve had problems with car burglaries in the area.

Sloan is facing charges for auto burglary. The district attorney’s office will decide if charges will be filed against the shooter.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.