BEDFORD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) –
Bedford Heights Police are investigating after a homeowner shoots an intruder during an apparent home invasion.
It happened around 11AM on Mardale Avenue off of Libby Road.
Police tell 19 Action News they believe an emotionally disturbed man tried to break into the home. The homeowner tried to prevent him from coming inside, and called police.
Before officers arrived, the intruder managed to get inside and the resident shot him.
The resident tells police he does not know the identity of the man.
EMS rushed the shooting victim to Metro, where he is in emergency surgery.
Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News