LOGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY — An unknown man attempted to enter a home around 1:00 a.m., waking up the homeowner in the process, and ultimately being shot by that homeowner.
Police arrived to a home on Deerlick Road where they meet and interviewed two people. These people were identified as the homeowner and his girlfriend.
They had been asleep in their bed around 1:00 am when the homeowner heard a noise. The homeowner went to investigate the noise while holding his firearm. He noticed someone was attempting to force entry into his home. He fired a single shot at the intruder, who then retreated from the home.
The intruder was accepted into a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The intruder was transfered to a Trauma center in Nashville for treatment of the wound. The investigation is still ongoing and criminal charges are pending for the home invader.