Man Shot During Kings Co. Home Break-In

Authorities are investigating a shooting in Kings County that sent a man to a hospital.

Shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, Kings County sheriff's detectives were called to a home near 6th and Barstow avenues; that's south of the city of Kingsburg.

The victim told them that three men and a woman forced their way into his home and tried to stab and rob him. The man said he took out a rifle to defend himself, but the suspects grabbed it and shot him multiple times.

The victim was flown to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. He's expected to recover.

Detectives don't believe the people who broke-in took anything.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Detective Perla Trejo at (559) 582-3211 ext. 4647.

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