Police: Homeowner shoots attempted home intruder

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Salem Police say it appears as though a homeowner shot an attempted home intruder Friday afternoon.

The shooting was reported around 5:30 p.m. at an apartment complex off Kacey Circle Drive.

Initial reports say the homeowner shot the intruder, then called police. Both individuals were at the scene when police arrived.

There was a child in the apartment at the time, but he or she was not directly involved in the shooting, Lt. Dave Okada with Salem Police said.

The suspect suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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