2 injured in West Chester home invasion shooting

Published: May. 28, 2022 at 7:48 AM EDT|Updated: May. 28, 2022 at 12:29 PM EDT
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WEST CHESTER, Ohio (WXIX) -Two people are in the hospital after a home invasion shooting happened in West Chester early Saturday morning.

According to the West Chester Public Information Officer, Barb Wilson, a man broke into the house on Timber Rail Court on West Chester road around 4 a.m.

Wilson says that the intruder began assaulting the homeowners, dragging one of them outside. While the intruder was assaulting one homeowner, the other homeowner shot the intruder.

The intruder was someone known to the homeowners, Wilson said.

Wilson adds that one homeowner was taken to the hospital for lacerations.

The intruder was also taken to the hospital. The severity is unclear at this time.

Police are still investigating.

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