UPDATE: Man shot trying to climb into home

UPDATE: Man shot trying to climb into home
Published: Sep. 13, 2018 at 11:10 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2018 at 2:06 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Ok (RNN Texoma) - A man was shot once in the chest by a homeowner after trying to climb into a home early Thursday evening, according to the Lawton Police Department.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. near Northwest 13th and Irwin Avenue. The LPD watch commander on the scene told 7News the homeowner shot the man in the chest. Officers later tried to get everyone out of the home and had to force their way inside to bring a man out. It's not clear if he was involved or a witness.

In a press release, the department's public information officer said the man who was shot was taken to a hospital for treatment and his condition was stable. Detectives were called to collect evidence at the home and interview witnesses.

You can count on us to update you as we learn more.

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