The suspect in a home invasion this afternoon near Winnsboro was shot by Franklin County Deputies after leading authorities on a pursuit in Franklin County.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said they received a call of a break in where shots were fired late this afternoon. After the suspect fled the scene authorities spotted the suspect vehicle on FM 115 in Mt Vernon. After a short pursuit the suspect exited the vehicle and showed his weapon to Deputies. Deputies fired on and struck the suspect.

The suspect was transported to ETMC Mt Vernon and later flown to ETMC Tyler for injuries sustained in the incident.