Town of Marion: Suspect in possible home invasion shot twice


UPDATE 11:45 a.m.

A suspect is in the hospital being treated for two gunshot wounds following a possible home invasion in Marion, according to town officials.

According to an official release by the Town of Marion, police responded to a report of a possible breaking and entering. Officers found the resident of the home was still on the scene.

The investigation revealed shots had been fired and one person had been injured. Officers later found a suspect suffering from two gunshot wounds. The suspect was taken into custody and taken to Smyth County Community Hospital where he is in serious but stable condition.

Officers are still on the scene and charges are anticipated to be filed. Marion police said they will provide names of those involved and updates later Friday.

News 5's Samantha Zarek is in Marion and will have more on this developing story.


News 5 has learned from a police spokesperson that authorities are working a shooting on Cemetery Street in Marion.

Information is limited at this time, but we have a crew en route and will have more information as it becomes available.

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