An Ohio man came home to find his family held hostage by an armed man.
The homeowner was ordered by the gunman down a set of stairs at which point the man shot the homeowner in the back. The homeowner then accessed a firearm, fired at and struck the suspect, who then fled. Police located the suspect nearby. The suspect is listed in critical condition and the homeowner is listed in serious condition.
According to a press release issued by the sheriff’s office, the victim was reportedly confronted by the assailant in his driveway.
The assailant was armed and pointed the gun at the victim while ordering him inside the residence.
Once inside the home, the victim was ordered downstairs, at which time he was reportedly shot in the back by the assailant while walking down the stairs.