Man shot in leg and pistol whipped during Fern Rock home invasion

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg and pistol whipped during a home invasion in Fern Rock early Tuesday morning.

It all happened shortly after 12:30 a.m. on the 5900 block of N. 12 th Street.

The victim was coming back to his home from getting takeout.

He was approached by two males outside of his home, and forced inside at gunpoint. They pistol whipped the victim and ransacked his home.

The victim was also shot in the leg during this time, but he is expected to recover from that injury.

The victim's girlfriend was home at the time as well, but she was not injured.

The two suspects, black males wearing masks and armed with gun, fled in a dark colored vehicle. The vehicle was last seen heading towards Champlost Street.