Wayne County Man Arrested Following Break-in & Shooting

December 04, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Wayne County Man Arrested for Break-In & Shooting

A Wayne County man is facing charges for breaking into a woman's home and shooting a man in the face.

State Police say 29-year old , Jesse Skates of Waymart, broke into a house on Martin Street in Clinton Township, near Browndale, just before 2 o'clock this morning.

Troopers say Skates was armed with a rifle. After arguing with a man in the house, troopers say Skates shot the man in the face and attacked the man with a knife.

That man is expected to survive.

Skates is facing attempted homicide, assault, and other related charges in Wayne County.

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