Attempted home break-in ends with man shot by Kentucky homeowner

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A man was injured after being shot as he tried to break into a home on Tuesday morning.

The Pulaski County Sheriff's office says a homeowner shot William Auxier at around 5 a.m. at a home on Rocky Point Road off of Ky. 790 south of Bronston.

Auxier suffered non-life threatening injuries and was airlifted to UK hospital, according to deputies.

The incident occurred outside. The sheriff's office says there have been several burglaries recently in the area.

Charges against Auxier are unclear at this time, as the shooting and burglary are still under investigation.

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