Intruder shoots man in his 70s during home invasion in Humble, HCSO says

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Monday, November 30, 2020
Man in his 70s shot twice in home invasion
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A man in his 70s was home when someone broke in. This is what officials say happened next as he tried to fight the intruder.

HUMBLE, Texas (KTRK) -- A man in his 70s was shot in the face during a home invasion Sunday night in Humble, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies were called to a home in the 14200 block of Kittydale near Old Humble Road.

The sheriff's office says the man was alone in the home when the intruder broke in, leading to a struggle.

The man was shot twice. He was taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery. He is expected to survive.

Authorities say it's unknown if the intruder got away with anything. They did not have information on the suspect.