BLACK HAWK, Colo. (CBS4) – A man shot a trespasser on his property Thursday night, sending him to the hospital.

The home is along Deer Circle off Highway 119, near Black Hawk.

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Police say the trespasser was shot in the chest and was airlifted to a hospital in Denver. He was with a woman at the time.

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So far it’s not clear why the two people were on the land.

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The shooter has been detained by police.