Palmer Homeowner Shot in Home Invasion

image07-01-2015 06.24.08Alaska State Troopers responded to a home invasion incident on Palmer’s Plumley Road where the homeowner was wounded at 1:16 am on Thursday morning.

When troopers arrived and conducted their investigation, they found that two suspects, unknown to the homeowner “entered the residence through the window,” the trooper dispatch reported on Thursday.

According to the report, the homeowner confronted the two suspects with a firearm, but was shot in the arm, before both suspects fled the scene. Another person in the residence was there at the time of the incident, but was uninjured.

The homeowner, whose identity was not divulged, was transported to the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injury. The Wasilla Police Department responded to the scene with a K-9 Unit to track the suspects, but were ultimately unsuccessful.

Palmer and Anchorage Alaska Bureau of Investigation investigators responded to the scene to take over the continuing investigation. Charges in the incident are expected to be Felony Assault, and Attempted Murder among others.