Intruder shoots, seriously injures Athens man

A man is in serious condition in a hospital after he was shot Monday at his home in Athens, police said.

According to Athens-Clarke County police spokesman Epifanio Rodriguez, the victim told police an intruder entered his home on Sir Matthew Road and shot him.

Officers found the man near his residence, bleeding from a gunshot wound.

Police are investigating, and anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Kim Johnson or David Norris at 706-613-3888.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Crime Stoppers can be contacted at 706-705-4775.

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