A suspect was shot and sent to UMC with non-life threatening injuries after a home invasion that occurred in the 1800 block of Bates Street early December 19th.

The suspect in the hospital has been identified as 27-year-old Adrian Lee Hernandez. While the second suspect fled the scene, Hernandez will be charged with a burglary offense as soon as he is released from the hospital.

One of the victims told police he heard a knock on the door. He asked who was there, but no one answered. The victim stated there was a second knock followed by multiple shots fired and the door being kicked in.

The victim’s brother woke up, walked into the kitchen and witnessed the attacked. He went to his bedroom, told his wife to call 911 and went back to the kitchen.

If you have any information on this case call Crime Line at 741-1000.

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