Choctaw County homeowner shoots man for attempted burglary

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HUGO, Okla. (KXII) -- Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park says a homeowner shot a man that was trying to break into her house during the weekend.

Officers say Delbert Coffelt was intoxicated when he tried to walk into a home on South K Street in Hugo.

Deputies say the homeowner shot Coffelt with a shotgun when he refused to leave the property.

He was flown to a Plano hospital with non life threatening head injuries.

Deputies say the homeowner likely won't face any criminal charges.

Court records show Coffelt has a lengthy criminal history.



 
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