Police: 17-Year-Old Shoots Man Who Broke Into Home

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Police on Friday afternoon were searching for a man who broke into a home and was possibly shot by a 17-year-old resident.

According to police, the teenager grabbed a gun when he heard sounds downstairs at his house, located on Woodward Avenue.

The teenager fired two shots at the robber. One of the shots may have struck the intruder in the stomach, police said.

The man left the house through the front door after dropping an Xbox control and several items he had in his hand when he was shot at.

The man was described as black, 6 feet tall and wearing black sweat pants. The man’s hair was in corn rows, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Mansfield Division of Police at 419-755-9755.

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