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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A homeowner was shot on his porch just before 5 a.m. after going outside to confront people who appeared to be burglarizing cars, and the violent exchange was caught on camera.

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Detectives with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department released video that appears to show the suspects in a sedan, pulling on door handles.

In a news release, police said that the suspects “appeared to shoot the victim without provocation and had their firearms in their hands while checking vehicles.”

The 55-year-old homeowner was hit in his neck and shoulder area and taken to the hospital, WSMV reported. The victim was reported to be in critical, but stable, condition by WZTV.