A Youngstown theft suspect who was shot by the victim is in the hospital and facing several charges.

The man was allegedly trying to break into and steal from cars on the city's north side near Wick Avenue and McGuffy Road when a man came out of his house and tried to stop him.

Officials say the suspect pulled out a knife, but the theft victim fired a gun.

The suspect ran, but police were able to catch him. He was bleeding from the head and taken to the hospital.

The condition of the suspect is unknown, but he is facing charges that include felonious assault, robbery and theft.