Man shot after breaking into Hampton home 

Man shot after breaking into Hampton home 
Posted at 10:25 AM, Aug 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-15 18:15:29-04

HAMPTON, Va. - A homeowner took action after someone broke into his home over the weekend.

Hampton Police said around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, 22-year-old Devontae Thomas allegedly forced his away into a home in the 1st block of Kilverstone Way.

According to investigators, Thomas was allegedly was rummaging throughout the residence.

The homeowner, whom was armed with a firearm, was awakened by the alarm.

At some point, police said Thomas charged at the victim and was shot one time.

Thomas is expected to be okay.

Police said the homeowner is not facing any charges.

Thomas is charged with for one count of Burglary, one count of Grand Larceny, and one count of Tampering with an Auto.

He is also facing two additional counts of burglary, two counts of Grand Larceny, one count of Petit Larceny, one count of Tampering with an Auto and one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance in connection with two additional burglaries that occurred on August 14, 2017.