Man shot after reported home invasion

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The Appalachian Online

Staff Reports

Boone police found a man suffering a gunshot wound that was not life-threatening at 195 Green Street after responding to a reported home invasion Wednesday at approximately 9:37 p.m., according to a police report.

According to the report the male resident reported shooting the suspect after he forced entry into the apartment.

The suspect was transported to Watauga Medical Center and later released. According to the report the investigation is still ongoing.