Police: Woman shoots intruder at St. Pete home

Last Updated: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 3:38 PM EST

Update, 11:34 a.m. Feb. 16:

Police have identified the intruder who was shot by a woman in her home Thursday morning as Timothy Scott Tugman, 48. 

Officials said Tugman is still hospitalized and will be charged with occupied residential burglary. 

Earlier report:

The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting at a home on 24th Avenue South. 

  • Cops: Woman shoots intruder at St. Pete home
  • Investigators say she warned man she was armed
  • Middle-aged man expected to be OK

According to police, preliminary information indicates an intruder was shot at the residence at about 6:15 a.m. 

Police said Mary Starling, 66, saw a man she didn't know coming into her home through a side window.

The woman told police she warned the man that she was armed and shot the intruder when he did not retreat. 

The man was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg with a gunshot wound and is expected to be OK. 

Police said Starling shot the man with a large caliber revolver. 

No other information has been released at this time.