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Sheriff: Trespasser shot by Wood Co. homeowner

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WOOD COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Authorities are investigating a shooting that took place in Wood County Friday morning.

The Wood County Sheriff's Office said a unit was dispatched to a home on County Road 1600 near Alba around 8:16 a.m after receiving a call about a reported trespasser. While the dispatched unit was en route to the home, the sheriff's office received a second call stating that the trespasser had now entered the home of the caller and had been shot by the homeowner.

Upon arrival, deputies found that a 42-year-old white male inside the home had suffered a gunshot wound. The man was flown to a Tyler hospital where he remains in intensive care.

Investigators have processed the crime scene and are currently interviewing witnesses. Charges have not been filed pending the outcome of the investigation.

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