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Sacramento police: Man shot by burglars at his Meadowview home. Police find pot plants inside.

A man sought treatment at a south Sacramento hospital after he was shot at his Meadowview home, where police said they discovered marijuana growing.

About 7 a.m. Saturday, Sacramento police officers went to the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center emergency room. Officers determined that the man had been shot at his residence in the 1900 block of Expedition Way in the Meadowview neighborhood.

Officers said the man arrived at his home to find it being burglarized. A burglar shot the man, who was expected to survive.

When officers went to the man’s home, they found that it was being used to grow marijuana. Police did not release the wounded man’s name.

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man found with a gunshot wound to his upper torso in a home on Enrico Boulevard near Fruitridge Road. The home was used to grow marijuana, according to Sgt. Tony Turnbull,

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews