LAKE TOWNHSIP, Ohio — The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting in Lake Township.
Deputies reportedly responded to a shooting at the St. James Allotment around 7:32 Saturday morning.
When officials arrived they learned a 24-year-old man had been shot during a home break-in.
The gunshot victim reportedly forced his way into the St. Patrick Avenue home, prompting the 50-year-old resident to shoot him.
The sheriff’s office said it was a domestic-related incident and the general public has no reason to be concerned.
The gunshot victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at (330) 430-3800.