Benzie County Sheriff’s Office: Inland Twp. Homeowner Shot Intruder

Police say a Benzie County homeowner shot an intruder.

Around 11 Tuesday night, the Benzie County Sheriff’s Office was called to an Inland Township home.

The homeowner says he found an intruder on his property, armed himself with a shotgun and told the intruder to leave.

The man then says the intruder approached him threateningly.

He fired a single shot, hitting the intruder in the legs.

The homeowner was not arrested.

The suspect was taken to the hospital, and is expected to be O.K.

The investigation is now being reviewed by the prosecutor’s office.