STAFFORD, N.Y. (WIVB) — UPDATE: Cooper has been hospitalized since the incident and is now being charged with burglary, robbery, and grand larceny upon his release from the hospital.
ORIGINAL: A home invasion suspect was shot in Genesee County Tuesday night.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office says Charles Cooper forced his way into a home on Clinton Street Road in Stafford just around 9 p.m.
Authorities say he asked for money and showed what appeared to be a gun.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the homeowner then got his own gun and shot Cooper.
Cooper was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital via Mercy Flight.