A mother in Sugar Land, Texas, shot an alleged home intruder Friday to protect herself and her eight-year-old son.

ABC 13 reported the mother and her son were home alone when they heard strange noises around 5 a.m. The mother went downstairs to investigate and discovered an alleged intruder trying to enter through a window. She shot the suspect once, striking him in the chest and forcing him to flee.

The alleged intruder was identified as 21-year-old Santana Anthony Hudson, KHOU noted.

UPDATE 1/2: Sugar Land PD says the mom & her 8 YO were asleep when she heard a noise coming from her back door, she went to check it out & found her window smashed & a man climbing in, that’s when she shot him & he took off…. #KHOU11 #HTownRush https://t.co/sDz7oWrwmE pic.twitter.com/GOQK6d2StB

— Michelle Choi (@MichelleKHOU) January 22, 2021

Hudson was captured a short distance from the home after responding officers followed a blood trail. He was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition.

He allegedly had a warrant for his arrest stemming from a 2018 charge related to a burglary of a vehicle.

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