Intruder dead, homeowner wounded after South Carolina home invasion

  • Posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 8:48 a.m.

PIEDMONT - Anderson County authorities say a home invasion near Piedmont has left the intruder dead and the homeowner injured.

Coroner Greg Shore said a 39-year-old Williamston man was dead on arrival at Greenville Memorial Hospital from a gunshot wound to the chest Monday night.

Sheriff's Lt. Sheila Cole said a 78-year-old homeowner was shot in the stomach. He was in serious condition following surgery at the hospital. The man's wife was at home and was not injured

The names of those involved have not been released.

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