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Intruder Shot Inside Home Near Wapato

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YAKIMA, Wash. - The Yakima Sheriff's office says an intruder was shot inside a house near Wapato by the homeowner.
The Sheriff's office was notified of a burglary in progress Sunday, and when deputies arrived they found the suspect had been shot.
The 16-year-old from the Toppenish area has been taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the torso.
The Sheriff's office says the family was awakened by the sound of the intruder searching their house.  Family members were assaulted when he attempted to flee, and that's when the homeowner fired a single shot.

No family members were hurt.