Authorities say man shot after he allegedly broke into mother’s home


Pictured: Xavier Tyler Slayton

One person was shot and injured in Pittsylvania County Saturday morning.

Authorities say the victim had allegedly broken into his mother’s home when he was shot by a teen relative.

The shooting victim has been identified as 25-year-old Xavier Tyler Slayton. Slayton underwent surgery for his injuries. His condition is unknown, but his injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

Authorities say warrants have been obtained for Slayton for the charge of breaking and entering with the intent to commit murder.

Charges have not been filed against the teen relative, but the investigation is ongoing.

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