Homeowner shoots man trying to enter wrong home, police say

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PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – A Pearl man is shot after police say he tried to enter the wrong house, Friday night.

It happened on Magnolia Way, which is in the River Ridge subdivision.

According to Lieutenant Brian McGairty, around 10 p.m., the homeowner shot a 38-year-old man who was attempting to enter his home.

The homeowner told police he gave multiple warnings before shooting.

Police believe the 38-year-old man was intoxicated. 

He was taken to a local hospital.

The case remains under investigation.

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