09/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

R.C. Soles, North Carolina Lawmaker, Allegedly Shoots Intruder

State Sen. R.C. Soles apparently shot one of two would-be intruders at his home just outside Tabor City, N.C. about 5 p.m. Sunday, the prosecutor for the politician's home county said.

The victim, Kyle Blackburn, was taken to a South Carolina hospital, but the injuries were not reported to be life-threatening, according to Rex Gore, district attorney for Columbus, Bladen and Brunswick counties.

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