Police: Homeowner shot man for trying to steal marijuana plants

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - A homeowner shot a man for trying to steal his marijuana plants Tuesday morning, Springfield Police said.

Officers found the 38-year-old gunshot victim in a neighbor's yard just after 6 a.m. The injured man was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

Police seized the firearm from the 30-year-old homeowner.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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