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Burglary suspect in jail after being shot

A burglary suspect is now out of the hospital and in jail after he was shot by a homeowner.

Jesse Roberts, 24, of Eubank, was booked into the Rockcastle County Jail late Wednesday night.

Investigators say Roberts tried to break into a house on Dorman Creek Road when the homeowner shot him earlier Wednesday.

Police have decided the homeowner was acting in self-defense.

Roberts is charged with burglary, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.

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