Home invasion in Wood County, suspect shot by homeowner

Wood County Sheriff's Office:

ALBA (KYTX) - At approximately 8:16 AM this morning, March 21st, units of the Wood County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call of a reported trespasser on CR 1600 near Alba.

While the dispatched unit was en route the Sheriff's Office received a second call stating that the individual had entered the dwelling of the caller and that the person had been shot by the homeowner.

Additional units were dispatched and upon arrival the deputies found a white male, age 42, inside the residence that had suffered a gunshot wound.

EMS arrived on the scene and the wounded man was expeditiously flown to a Tyler hospital where he remains in the intensive care unit.

Wood County Investigators have processed the crime scene and are in the process of interviewing witnesses. Charges have not been filed pending the completion of the investigation.


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