Police say a man in Heath fired a weapon at a would-be burglar on Thursday morning.
The break-in occurred after 4 a.m. Thursday on the 900 block of Northbrook Court.
The resident said he was awoken by his dog and spotted a person with a flashlight in his home.
The homeowner said the suspect tried to leave. The homeowner shot once at the suspect, but the bullet hit a door jamb.
Police are continuing with their investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the suspect in the area is asked to call Heath police at 740-522-2141.