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UPDATE: One man arrested after breaking into a home in Centralia Sunday morning

Law Enforcement investigates scene in 23000 block of Schunemeyer Road on July 25, 2021
Law Enforcement investigates scene in 23000 block of Schunemeyer Road on July 25, 2021

Boone County deputies responded to 23000 block of Schunemeyer Road near Centralia to investigate a suspicious person incident at a home on July 25 at 12:44 a.m.

Boone County Joint Communications advised deputies that the resident reported someone who was walking around the property threatening him and hitting the windows of the house. 

The resident had a female present hiding with him. 

When deputies arrived the front door was open and a bleeding Brandon Harrison, age 32 of Steelville, exited the home. 

A post from the Boone County Sheriff's Office on Facebook said the male resident and female were located nearby. 

The investigation revealed that Harrison and the resident are relatives. The female who was present is Harrison’s estranged girlfriend.

The Sheriff's Office believes Harrison traveled from Steelville, Missouri to remove the woman from the residence. Deputies say he forced entry into the home and assaulted his relative who was armed with a gun. The man shot Harrison during the incident.

Harrison was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

He was later released and arrested for first-degree burglary and two counts of fourth-degree domestic assault.

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