A homeowner was shot during a confrontation with a suspect who had broken into his Reynoldsburg home early Thursday morning.
Reynoldsburg police officers were called to a home in the 8000 Maugham Drive on a report of an aggravated robbery and shooting at about 1:16 a.m.
Upon arriving at the home, officers found the homeowner, David Vargo, had sustained a minor gunshot wound.
Vargo told officers he had confronted a male suspect in his home when he was shot. The suspect fled from the scene prior to police arriving.
Officers searched the area with K-9 units and assistance from the Columbus police helicopter but they were not able to locate the suspect.
The suspect is described as a male who was wearing a dark-colored mask and dark-colored clothing carrying a small caliber handgun.
The incident remains under investigation.
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