Alleged burglar shot in Newton County break-in

Published: May. 11, 2022 at 5:17 PM CDT
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NEWTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - A man was taken to a Jackson hospital Tuesday after authorities said he was shot during a home invasion.

Newton County Sheriff Joedy Pennington said the man broke into a house on Lawrence Ebenezer Road. The homeowner fired multiple times at the man, hitting him once.

Sheriff Pennington said no charges have been filed.

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