A man in his 60's was started from his sleep at approximately 2:15 this morning to find intruders in his home. The homeowner armed himself with his handgun and shot at the intruder he saw. Wounded, the intruder turn and fled the scene. The homeowner then saw a second intruder in the doorway to the bedroom and shot at him before fleeing the house to call for help.
When deputies arrived on the scene they found signs of forced entry to the home and one man, the second intruder, dead in the home.
The first intruder was later found and arrested after seeking treatment for his gunshot wounds at a local hospital.