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Would-be Port Arthur residential burglar shot; charges not filed

A would-be burglar was shot during a home invasion in the Griffing Park area, but neither the homeowner nor the burglar is cooperating with police.

The shooting took place at approximately 9:54 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the 2000 block of Rosedale Drive, where an assailant entered a home uninvited, was shot by the homeowner and received a minor, non-life threatening wound.

PAPD Acting Deputy Chief of the Criminal Investigation Division Reid Rowe said officers talked to all parties involved and none wanted to file charges.

Rowe did not provide additional information regarding the age or gender of the individuals.