Last updated: October 22. 2013 5:26PM - 3150 Views
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McCOMB — A man reacting to a burglar breaking into a home Tuesday shot the man.

The shooting happened at 1:45 a.m. at 314 N. Todd St. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a burglary in progress, McComb police Chief Greg Smith said.

The caller reported a man entered the home and he shot the man. The burglar then left the home in an unknown direction, Smith said.

Responding officers spotted a man matching the description of the burglar and discovered that man had a gunshot wound. McComb EMS was called and took the man to the hospital, Smith said.

The suspect was expected to survive, Smith said.

Smith said he did not have available the name of the suspect or the man who shot him.

The home is owned by Shelly Grose, according to the Hancock County Auditor’s Office.

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