Homeowner shot in leg during home invasion in east Columbus

Homeowner shot in leg during home invasion in east Columbus / WBNS - Carl Todhunter
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COLUMBUS - Columbus police are investigating a shooting where a homeowner was shot in the leg during a home invasion Friday morning.

The incident happened just after 6:35 a.m. in the 800-block of Kenwick Rd.

Investigators told 10TV two people were asleep inside the home at the time when two men entered the house.

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An altercation started when the suspects asked the homeowners to ‘give us what you got.’ One suspect shot the homeowner in the leg. He was taken to Grant Medical Center and he is expected to be OK.

Authorities say one suspect is described as a black male, early to mid 40s, 5 feet 7 inches tall, bald, salt and pepper beard, medium complexion, wearing a gray shirt, red cap, and armed with a silver handgun.

Authorities say a second suspect is a black male, with a stocky build, wearing a black shirt and black mask.

Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at (614) 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS.

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