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84-year-old man in hospital after shootout in near-Cincinnati home invasion

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An 84-year-old man was shot during a home invasion in Silverton Sunday night.{ } (WKRC)

SILVERTON, Ohio (WKRC) - An 84-year-old man was shot during a home invasion in Silverton Sunday night.

The man and his 17-year-old grandson were in the home on Sampson Lane near Sampson in Silverton when two men forced their way inside.

The 84-year-old man and the guys who burst in the home traded shots.

The grandfather was wounded and was rushed to the hospital.

The suspects fled the area.

Police brought in a K9 unit to search for them, but were unsuccessful.

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