Elderly man shot during an home invasion

An elderly Memphis man was shot in his own home at 2997 Cordell around 9 o'clock last night.

Memphis Police 

say a suspect entered the home through the front door.

The residents of the home, an elderly couple, were home at the time and responded to the noise.

That's when police say the suspect shot the man.

The homeowner was transported to the hospital. 

Early this morning, he was released.

Names involved were not released.