A man who lives near Cameron called deputies Tuesday morning after finding an intruder in his house. The two exchanged gunfire, according to a sheriff’s office incident report. The Mount Carmel Road resident said he heard someone walking across his kitchen floor at 4:45 a.m. He jumped up and armed himself with his handgun. That’s when he noticed a man coming toward his bedroom.
The resident said he shot at the intruder out of fear for his own safety. The intruder returned fire. The intruder exited the house and the two continued to exchange fire. Deputies noticed the man’s front door had been kicked in. The intruder left a pair of Nike flip-flops on the front porch. Deputies noticed numerous bullet holes inside and outside of the residence. Both the investigations and crime scene units responded to the scene. The incident remains under investigation.
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