Stark County sheriff investigates 24-year-old man shot after breaking into home

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Posted at 11:54 PM, May 11, 2019

LAKE TOWNSHIP — The Stark County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday morning in Lake Township.

Deputies responded to the 8200 block of St. Patrick Avenue NW at 7:32 a.m.

Deputies located a 24-year-old man who had been shot during a home break-in. The male was transported to a nearby hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Investigators learned that the 24-year-old male allegedly forced his way into the residence and prompted the 50-year-old homeowner to shoot him.

According to the sheriff's office, detectives determined it was a domestic-related incident.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3800.