Tupelo police are investigating a potential home burglary situation

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Tupelo police are investigating a report of a would-be burglar, who was shot at by a homeowner.

It happened around 5 thirty Wednesday morning on Wilson Street. The homeowner tells police he heard what sounded like someone banging on a window.

He said he heard the sound of glass breaking, grabbed his 12 gauge shotgun, and went outside to investigate.

The homeowner says there was damage to his window, and as he was searching his property, he saw someone’s silhouette, trying to break into his house.

The homeowner fired one shot at the figure. So far NMMC has not received any gunshot victims and police continue to investigate.

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