Police in Ceres, California responded to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival at the scene, officers found a man on the ground in the backyard of the home with bullet wounds to the arm and the buttocks.
It is unknown why the man was in the home he had invaded. Police did find a knife and a fun from the scene. The resident, a 69-year-old man said he shot the man in the arm and buttocks in self defense.