Sheriff’s Office: Man injured after home invasion, shooting; suspects on coward

Thomasboro, Illinois (WCIA) – A man was injured after a home invasion and shooting occurred early Thursday morning.

At approximately 1:15 a.m., Champaign County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a location on Ackerman Drive in response to a report of a home invasion that has just occurred.

According to deputies, a person called 911 to report three unknown suspects broke into a house, displayed firearms and fired several shots while inside. A 22-year-old male resident was hit by the gunfire.

The suspects left the residence on foot and left before the responding deputies arrived.

The three suspects were described as wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for injuries not putting her life in danger, was treated and released.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office Division Investigations at 217-384-1213 or Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS (8477), submit a tip in line or use the P3 Conseils mobile application. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is always confidential, you do not have to give your name or appear in court and you may receive a cash reward for any information leading to an arrest.

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