Police: Man Shot After Breaking Into Home

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Updated: 6/30/2013 12:23 am

State Police are investigating a shooting that happened early this morning in Knott County.

Troopers said Clyde Thomas broke into a house just before 2 a.m. on Highway 899 in Hazard.

They said he broke open a glass door and once he was inside, Thomas fired several shots.

According to officers, the homeowner shot back and hit Thomas several time.

Thomas was taken to Hazard Hospital and then later careflighted to UK Hospital.

Police said the homeowner, Thomas’ wife and daughter were all in the home at the time. They were not injured.

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