Homeowner shoots at intruder during home invasion

BACKUS, Minn. (Valley News Live) Police in northern Minnesota are looking for a man who broke into a home Saturday near Backus.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a report of an intruder. When they arrived they learned a man had made entry into the home but ran off when the homeowner shot at him.

The intruder is described as white and about 6 feet 5 inches tall with a very large body. At the time of the incident, the intruder was wearing all black clothing.

The Sheriff’s Office requests that anyone with information regarding the incident or any suspicious activity, please contact the Cass County Sheriff’s Office at 218-547-1424 or 800-450-2677.

The incident remains under investigation.