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
POCATELLO, Idaho -

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.