Homeowner Shot at Armed, Masked Intruder During Home Invasion in Plainfield: PD

Plainfield Police are investigating after a home invasion early Saturday morning.

Officers received a 911 call from a home on Hope Road around 2:00 a.m. reporting an active home invasion.

The caller and homeowner said he was woken up from bed to his front door being kicked in.

The homeowner said when he grabbed his gun to investigate, he was met by a masked intruder, who was also armed with a gun.

According to police, the homeowner told officers that he shot at a second intruder, who was exiting from another room. The homeowner said he was not injured.

Officers believe the two masked intruders also were not injured as they fled the scene.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Plainfield Police at (860) 564-0804 or the anonymous tip line at (860) 564-7065.

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