Man shot in Suffolk after confronting two people who broke into his house

Posted at 11:53 PM, May 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-29 12:54:11-04

Suffolk, Va. – A Suffolk homeowner was shot Thursday night after confronting two people who had broken into his house.

Police say this happened in the 3100 block of Summerhouse Drive in the Riverfront neighborhood in northern Suffolk.

An investigation determined that the homeowners had returned to their residence after having dinner out and found two unknown people inside the home.

When the homeowner, 61-year-old Gary L. Useldinger, confronted the people, he was shot. The injury was non-life threatening and Useldinger was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The two people fled the residence on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up