Man shot by homeowner after he attempted to break into home, deputies say

TROUP COUNTY, Ga — A man was arrested after the Troup County Sheriff’s Office said he attempted to break into a house before the homeowner shot him in the stomach.

Deputies said Chadwick David Lyons, 36, forced his way into a home on Ginger Circle around 2 a.m. Wednesday. According to the release, the homeowner heard Lyons outside before he confronted him with a handgun and shot him.

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After he was shot, Lyons went to a house next door where the neighbors called 911. He was eventually taken to a nearby hospital.

Police say that Lyons illegally entered two cars before breaking into the home where he was shot.


This investigation is ongoing, and Lyon’s charges have yet to be determined.

The homeowner has not been identified.

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