Ashland county homeowner shot in the back during burglary

An Ashland County resident was shot during a burglary, early Tuesday morning. 

58-year-old Doug Roberts was shot in the back at his home in the 700 block of State Route 224.

According to reports, officials received a call from a female stating that someone was breaking into their home around 3:10 a.m.

Arriving within minutes, they found Roberts and transported him to a local hospital. 

He was later flown to Cleveland Metro Hospital in serious condition. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Ashland County Sherrif's Office at (419) 289-8362

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