Rossville Man Shot While Trying to Break Into East Ridge Home

Saturday, February 9, 2013

One man was shot while breaking into a home in East Ridge Saturday morning. 

At approximately 4:32 a.m., East Ridge Police and Fire/Rescue responded to 4322 Greenbriar Road in reference to an intruder who had been shot. Police arrived in four minutes to find the suspect with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The suspect, who is an ex-boyfriend of a resident in the home was identified as George N. Miles, 34, of Rossville, and was transported to Erlanger Medical Center. 

The victim told criminal investigators that the suspect had broken the bedroom window while yelling, “I’m going to kill you,” and was crawling through the window when he fired a shot.

The victim had contacted police earlier in the night and told officers that he and Miles had been involved in a disorder at the Wal-Mart off Brainard Road. Miles at that time told the victim that he would come to the victim’s home and kill him.

This investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

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