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Suspects wanted in home invasion where homeowner was shot

2 years 6 months 1 week ago Monday, April 06 2015 Apr 6, 2015 April 06, 2015 7:14 AM April 06, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Caroline McDougall

GONZALES - A homeowner was shot inside his home when two suspects tried to break-in early Sunday morning.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for two men involved in a home invasion on Chick Duplessis Road around 2:30 a.m.

Deputies say the two suspects kicked in the front door of the home awakening the homeowners inside. Investigators say one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot one of the homeowners who went to go investigate the noise.

The sheriff's office says the homeowner was brought to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Detectives described one suspect as tall, wearing dark clothing and a skull cap.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call authorities.

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