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Victim life flighted after violent home invasion

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East Cleveland violent home invasion scene on Hampton Ave. East Cleveland violent home invasion scene on Hampton Ave.
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EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

East Cleveland Police are investigating a violent home invasion in the 1300 block of Hampton Ave off of Shaw.

Police tell 19 Action News that one male has been shot and was Life Flighted to MetroHealth Medical Center and his condition is not known at this time.

Witnesses told police that 3 to 4 males broke into the home around 7 PM Tuesday evening.  Police say one shotgun shell was found on scene and they believe the male homeowner was hit by a shotgun blast.

There were other people in the home at the time of the incident, but they were not injured.

The victim was initially taken to University Hospital but the injury was so serious he had to then be flown to Metro.

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