Police: Homeowner says he shot suspected burglar

North Carolina

GIBSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say they’re investigating after a homeowner said he shot someone who broke into his home.

The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that they received a 911 call about 6:20 a.m.

Thursday from the town of Gibsonville. It’s about 30 minutes east of Greensboro.

The homeowner told responding deputies that he fired his gun at a burglar. The suspect was later found and is being treated at a local hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.

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