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Victim shoots intruder

At 9:14 Sunday night, a young woman frantically called police. An intruder had broken into her apartment. She and her children were locked in their bedroom waiting and hoping the intruder would go away. Unfortunately, the suspect tried to get into the locked bedroom. The young woman shot through the bedroom door. 

By 9:23pm officers had received word that a young man near the front of the apartment complex had been shot. Officers found the 14 year old and immediately had him transported to ETMC hospital. 

The investigation revealed that 3 black males had entered the apartment to burglarize it. One of them being the young man who was shot.

He is listed in good condition and is under arrest for Residential Burglary.

There have been no other charges filed at this time.

The investigation continues.

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