Police investigating burglary, shooting in Woodland

Posted Sept. 25, 2012, at 7:07 p.m.

WOODLAND, Maine — Police in Aroostook County are investigating a home invasion and burglary Saturday in which the intruder was shot.

The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Department was releasing few details about the incident Tuesday.

According to the department, a homeowner in Woodland called 911 on Saturday to report that someone had kicked in the door to his home on New Sweden Road.

The suspect, whose name was not available, entered the home and was shot.

The police have not released the name of the homeowner.

The victim was taken to Cary Medical Center in Caribou and then to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. No other information about his condition or the case was released.

Maine State Police are assisting with the investigation.

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