Man shot after handing over cash to home intruders

Man shot after handing over cash to home intruders
Source: WOIO
Source: WOIO

Fifth District Cleveland Detectives are currently investigating a violent home invasion that occurred in the 1400 block of E.108 on August 14.

Officers were dispatched for a burglary in progress around 11:30 p.m.

When officers arrived they discovered two victims and notified EMS, who also responded.

One of the victims, a 35-year-old man, had been shot twice, once in the leg and once in the foot.

At this early stage in the investigation, detectives have gathered that the male was leaving the residence when he was forced back inside by two men at with guns.

Officers report that both males were armed and wearing hooded sweatshirts.

Once inside, the suspects demanded money from the male and also from a female victim who was already in the home.

After getting the money, one of the suspects shot the male in the leg and foot.

The suspects left the home and fled in an unknown direction.

The victim of the gunshot wound was treated at MetroHealth Medical Center.

Fifth District Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the bureau at 216-623-5518.

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