Ranger shoots suspect breaking into his home

Ranger shoots suspect breaking into his home

LAKEWOOD, OH (WOIO) - A home invasion suspect was shot while breaking into the home of a Metroparks Ranger.

It happened around 6:51 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Grace and Franklin.

The ranger, who was off-duty, called police after the shooting. Several other citizens also called police after hearing gunfire.

The suspect fled the home, but was arrested shortly afterward on Clarence. He is being treated at MetroHealth Medical Center for a gunshot wound to his shoulder.

Lakewood police say the suspect's name will be released once he is charged.

The ranger was not injured.

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