Police: Gunshot victim tried to rob home

Police: Gunshot victim tried to rob home
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - A would-be robber was sent to the hospital after police said he was shot while breaking into a home.

According to a post on the Kennett Police Department's Facebook page, officers were called to the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett to check on a patient suffering from a gunshot wound.

The investigation led officers to a home in the 700-block North Everett Street in Kennett.

A man inside the home told police the victim broke into his home and tried to rob him.

According to the post on Facebook, the man shot the robber in the foot.

The case has been sent to the prosecuting attorney's office.

No word on if charges will be filed.

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