Shots Exchanged After Homeowner Finds Burglar

Lawmen are asking for your help to find a gunman they are searching for on Highway 58 in Carteret County.

Chief Deputy Ken Raper says around noon today a white man in his mid-twenties was found in a shed in a man's backyard. Deputies say the homeowner confronted the man and shots were exchanged.

The man then ran into the woods of the Croatan National Forest on Highway 58, according to Raper. The Sheriff's Office says the man had a blue shirt and blue jeans on and is between 5'8" and 5'9".

Authorities are asking if anyone sees this man in the area to call 911.

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