Sheriff: Man interrupts, shoots at burglars

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MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. -- A man came home to find two men breaking into his home on Dole Road, and the Sheriff's office says he fired a pistol at the men.

Deputies say they were called to a residence in the 2800 block of Dole Road at about 6:00 am, after the homeowner called and said he interrupted a burglary.

The man confronted the two men, who he says were in their 20's, and fired at least one round at them from a handgun.

Both suspects ran from the scene, and have not been located. 

The Sheriff's office says it is unknown at this time if either of the suspects were shot.

The investigation is continuing, and if anyone believes they have seen these subjects or has information on this case, please contact the Sheriff's office at 541-440-4471.