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Heath Resident Fires Shot, Chases Off Would-Be Burglar

A resident told police that he fired his weapon after a burglar broke into his home. Find out the latest.

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.