Police investigate home invasion/shooting

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 10/04 2013 11:27AM

Updated 10/11 2013 12:13PM

Update: 9:23 am, 10/10/13, Thursday
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a home invasion and aggravated battery with a weapon. It happened October 4, about 5:20 am, on Grand Valley Drive.

Two men forced their way into the home and shot a man in the leg. They fled the scene through neighboring yards heading toward Lilac Drive.

The suspects are described as black men, about 6'2", one with a thin build, the other huskier. Both wore t-shirts over their faces.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

Sangamon & Menard County Crime Stoppers
(217) 788 - 8427
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Text: Tip672 + info to CRIMES (274637)
Original: 11:27 10/4/13, Friday
SPRINGFIELD -- A 28-year old man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the leg during a home invasion. It happened on Grand Valley Drive.

Five witnesses in the home at the time say the suspects are two black men. Police are investigating.

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