Man shot during break-in at Winston-Salem home

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A man was shot Monday morning during a break-in at a home in Winston-Salem, according to a news release.

Winston-Salem Police responded to the private residence at 1575 Pecan Lane.  The homeowner was woken up by an alarm activation on his property and responded outside to check.  While investigating the alarm activation, the homeowner told FOX8 he saw at least one person inside his shed.

He then discharged a firearm.

Eighteen-year-old Brandon Tyshon Mills was shot. He was treated at NC Baptist Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigation of this incident is continuing.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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