LAKE TWP. — Stark County sheriff deputies say a 24-year-old man was shot Saturday while forcing his way into a St. Patrick Avenue Northwest home.

According to a release from the Stark County Sheriff's Office, the man, who was not identified, was taken to a nearby hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Deputies were called to the home, located in the St. James allotment, at 7:32 a.m. and learned that the 50-year-old resident shot the man as he tried to force his way into the home. Detectives determined it was a domestic-related incident, according to the release.

The release also states that general public has no reason to be concerned.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff's Office at 330-430-3800.