Missoula man shoots reported home invader
09/15/2013 - 07:17 PM

MISSOULA - Authorities say that a 77-year-old Missoula homeowner shot an intruder early Sunday morning.

Missoula police say the homeowner called 911 just before 2 a.m. to report the shooting.

Officers say they found a 22-year-old man had been shot once in the torso inside the home, which is in the downtown Missoula area.

Authorities say in a news release that the man was taken to St. Patrick Hospital, where he is now listed in serious condition.

Investigators say the homeowner is cooperating with the investigation.

Police have not released the name of the homeowner or the alleged intruder.