Police: Homeowner shoots intruder during McMinnville break-in

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MCMINNVILLE, Ore. – A homeowner shot someone who was trying to break into their McMinnville home on Sunday morning, police officials said.

The intruder was flown to a Portland-area hospital in a LifeFlight helicopter. That person is expected to survive the gunshot wound.

The shooting happened about 6:10 a.m. at a house on Gilorr Street near the intersection of Claremont.

McMinnville Police said it appears there was a break-in in progress when the homeowner shot the would-be intruder.

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, the intruder has not been charged in the case.

This is a developing story; updates will be posted as information comes in.

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