Three men break into local home, shoot resident

Published: Jun. 11, 2019 at 12:47 PM CDT
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Police Tuesday were investigating the second violent home invasion in a little more than 24 hours inTemple.

Officers responded at around 4 a.m. Tuesday to a home in the 1900 block of East Avenue G near Draughon Park, where the resident told him three men broke in and shot him.

He was taken to Scott & White Medical Center with what police said were non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers were unable to determine whether anything was taken.

They think the three suspects escaped in a dark-colored vehicle.

At around 1:15 a.m. Monday, officers responded to a similar incident at the Kensington Apartments in the 400 block of Fryers Creek Drive where they found two men with gunshot wounds, both of whom were taken to Scott & White with what police said were non-life-threatening injuries.

In that incident, the residents said four men broke into the apartment and opened fire.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call the Temple Police Department at (254) 298-5500.

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