Man shot during home invasion

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - Police are investigating a shooting overnight in Middletown.

Just before midnight, officers responded to the 2000 block of Winton St. Upon arrival, they found Eric Bailey, 26, who had been shot once in the abdomen.

Witnesses on the scene say two men entered the home and demanded money, then shot Bailey before fleeing on foot.

Police say both suspects are black males wearing dark clothing and had a mask to conceal their face. The first was approximately 5-foot-9 with average build and the second was slightly larger than the first.

They may have gotten into a dark colored small car in the 2700 block of Winton St.

Bailey was taken to Atrium Medical Center for surgery. His condition is unknown.

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