A Hickory man says he was asleep when he woke up to find two armed men in his bedroom at his 37th Street Drive NE residence at around 10:30 a.m. this morning.
Catawba County Sheriff's Office Capt. Aaron Turk says the homeowner shot at the intruders and possibly injured one of the men.
A man with multiple gunshot wounds is currently being treated at Frye Regional Medical Center, Turk said, but investigators are working to determine if this man is one of the intruders.
The other intruder is unaccounted for as of 12:30 p.m. The homeowner is unharmed, Turk said.
This incident is still under investigation. The Hickory Daily Record will update this story with more information as it becomes available.