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Man Shot in Alleged Home Invasion
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Jeffery Goggins

From the June 15, 2022 issue
of The Journal

By Richard Harris
   A Marion County man is in custody in an area hospital after being shot multiple times, fleeing the scene of the shooting, and being found wounded a day later.
   While he is recuperating in the hospital, he faces warrants for attempted home invasion, criminal trespassing, aggravated assault, criminal damage to property, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, for allegedly trying to break into a camper before attempting to break into an adjacent residence, and firing at the owner, which apparently led to a shootout.
   That is from information in the incident reports that appear to show Jeffery Wayne Goggins, 39, instigating the altercation.
   A friend of the family says they dispute the report and the information gathered from the witnesses. However ...
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