Police identify home invasion suspect shot by homeowner

BRIDGMAN, Mich. -- The man who was shot by a homeowner during a home invasion has been charged and arraigned, according to Bridgman Police.

Police were called to the 9700 block of Evergreen Drive around midnight on July 30 to investigate a home invasion and shooting.

When officers arrived, they found 33-year-old Christopher Betts with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The investigation revealed Betts forced his way into the house of a 34-year-old acquaintance and his wife was inside the home, reports said.

The acquaintance and Betts had an altercation and Betts was shot, reports said.

Betts was charged with home invasion first degree on August 8 and a warrant was issued.

Betts was arraigned Thursday and released after posting bond.

The homeowner will not be charged with shooting Betts.

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