Man police say shot in self-defense arrested on drug charges

POSTED: 08:33 AM MDT Apr 02, 2013    UPDATED: 09:54 AM MDT Apr 02, 2013 
Corey Johnson

Corey Johnson of Pocatello is in custody on drug charges after police said he shot another man who forced his way into his home around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Pocatello officers said an unidentified man forced his way into the apartment at 4530 South Fifth Street and got into a fight with Johnson.  According to police, Johnson shot the intruder in self-defense.

The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries that was not life-threatening.  He was admitted to the hospital in critical but stable condition.

Detectives obtained a search warrant for the home and discovered a marijuana grow.

Johnson was arrested on charges of possession with intent to deliver and manufacturing.  Police investigation is continuing.