Homeowner Shoots Suspect During Home Invasion

By: AP posted by Amanda Lanum
By: AP posted by Amanda Lanum

NEOSHO RAPIDS, Kan. (AP) - Lyon County authorities say a homeowner shot and injured one person breaking into an eastern Kansas home and held another suspect at gunpoint until police arrived.

The incident happened Wednesday morning at a home about three miles north of Neosho Rapids.

Lyon County Sheriff Jeff Cope says the homeowner fired one shot at the suspect, Gary Yowell, 35, who was treated at Newman Regional Health for non-life threatening injuries.

KVOE reports (http://bit.ly/VtsZYS ) the second suspect, Rodney Yowell, 30, was held at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

The residents of the home were not hurt.

Further details of the shooting were not immediately released.

Information from: KVOE-AM.

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