Man shot by intruder at home in Xenia

Xenia Police investigate an incident at a home on Vermont Drive.

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are investigating a shooting at a house in Xenia.

Officers responded to a shooting call at a house on Vermont Drive just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say a man living at the house heard a noise coming from the backyard. When he went to investigate, someone in the backyard fired several shots into the house, hitting the man at least once.

The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. Police say his injuries are considered non-life threatening.

The shooting happened at a house in a neighborhood near McKinley Elementary School. Police have been in contact with school officials and have told them there is no danger at this time. The school is not on lockdown and operating normally. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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