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Escambia County robbery attempt with shots fired
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- A Pensacola man is facing charges, after deputies say he was shot while trying to break-into a home.
Escambia County deputies say, Daniel Driver tried to break into a garage on 46th Avenue around two this morning.
The homeowner told deputies that when he saw driver trying to break-in, he shot him once.
A few hours later, deputies say Driver tried to check himself into a hospital under a fake name, saying he had been stabbed.
The hospital called the sheriff's office and Driver was taken into custody.
Deputies say Driver later confessed.
He is charged with burglary and petit theft.