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18-year-old intruder in 'grave condition' after being shot by homeowner in Lorain

2 others charged with attempted aggravated burglary
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Posted at 7:18 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 19:18:28-04

LORAIN, Ohio — A Lorain homeowner shot an intruder early Friday morning according to the Lorain Police Department.

Around 12:33 a.m., officers were called to the 1500 block of West 28th Street after a homeowner reported they had shot an intruder, police said.

Once on scene, officers found an 18-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head.

The homeowner told police that there were other people with the intruder that was shot but they fled the scene.

Police said the 18-year-old is currently in “grave condition.”

Another 18-year-old male and a minor were identified as the other intruders and charged with attempted aggravated burglary, according to police.

Additional charges are being considered by the Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office, police said.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call police at 440-204-2105.