Male Shot Overnight During Home Invasion

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Two men reportedly entered a home on the city's eastside overnight and fired several rounds into a bedroom striking a male.

Just after 4 p.m. Fourth District police responded to 2874 E. 75th Street for a male shot. Upon arrival, they located a 38-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the right thigh.

The victim told police on scene that he and a female were in bed when they heard knocking on the front door. The female went to the door and two males barged in with guns and started firing into the bedroom.

After shooting the victim the males fled the scene in an undetermined direction. The victim was conveyed to MetroHealth Medical Center by EMS, where he is being treated for his injuries.

Both suspects were described as black males approximately 5'8" tall and weighed around 150 pounds. One suspect wore a grey hooded sweatshirt and had a darker complexion. The other suspect had a lighter complexion and wore red hooded sweatshirt.

This investigation is being handled by the Fourth District Detective Bureau.

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