Big Spring homeowner shoots burglary suspect in the head

BIG SPRING -- The Howard County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a homeowner shot a suspect who had reportedly burglarized his home.

Brandon Robinson, 33, and Timothy Wilson, 22. (Photos: Howard County Sheriff's Office)

According to the Howard County Sheriff's Office, their deputies were called to the 2300 block of North Birdwell Lane on Tuesday morning for a report of a home burglary.

When the deputies arrived they spoke with a homeowner and friend who said that they had just gotten home when they saw two suspects walking out.

The homeowner and friend told the suspects to stop and announced that they were armed, to which the suspects replied that they were also armed and got into a vehicle.

According to the sheriff's office, the suspects made an aggressive move towards the homeowner and friend and several shots were fired at their vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle, 33-year-old Brandon Robinson was shot once in the head. The passenger, Timothy Wilson, 22, was not hurt.

Robinson was transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock where his condition is unknown at this time. Wilson has been arrested and charged with Burglary of a Habitation.

The sheriff's office says that no charges are anticipated against the homeowner or their friend.

The investigation is ongoing.