STOCKTON, CA - A man suspected of trying to break into a home on the 300 block of Berkshire Ln. in Stockton on Sunday was shot by the homeowner while trying to enter the house.

Stockton police reports indicate the homeowner was awoken around 3:00 a.m. by strange noises at the property. Upon investigating, he saw 23-year-old Yobenrico Well coming in through his child's bedroomwindow.

Fearing for the safety of his family, the homeowner shot Well who fled on foot, according to police reports.

Police were called and located Well in the area of Kentfield Rd. and March Ln. Well, whowas suffering from a gunshot wound,was transported to a local hospital.

Evidence located by officers corroborated the homeowner's statement, police said.

Well was arrested and later released on his own recognizance.

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