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Man Shoots Intruder in Burglary Attempt

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CAMDEN-WYOMING, Del. -- Delaware State Police are investigating a burglary incident that led to a shooting Tuesday night.

Around 9:37 p.m., troopers were called to the area of Pony Track Road where they found a 45-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his lower extremities. Investigators say the man had entered onto the property without permission. Police report the residents became aware that someone was trespassing on to their property into their barn when their alarm activated. The residents, a 73 year-old male and he and his 65 year-old wife responded to the barn where they discovered the intruder, and that's when police say the male resident fired his gun and struck the intruder.

The intruder was transported to a local area hospital where he was listed in stable condition. The two residents were not injured as a result of this incident.

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