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Homeowner Shoots Suspected Intruder In Christian Co., Ky.

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. – A suspected intruder was shot after trying to break in to a home in Christian County, Kentucky late Sunday night.

Authorities said the homeowner heard someone beating on the back door of a home on Sanderson Drive around 10:45 p.m. He looked outside, and didn't recognize the man so he went to get his gun.

The homeowner answered the door, and the man allegedly tried to force his way inside. Police said the suspect then tried to reach for the gun at the man's waist, and the homeowner opened fire, shooting the man in the right side of his face.

The suspect was taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. His condition was unknown.

No identities were released.

The homeowner and his wife were not hurt.

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