Illinois Woman,58, Hospitalized After Being Struck Multiple Times By Home Invaders

, , Comments Off on Illinois Woman,58, Hospitalized After Being Struck Multiple Times By Home Invaders

A 58-year-old Illinois woman reportedly heard a knock at the door at about past midnight Monday, and when she went to answer it, she was reportedly fired at.

‘Who is it?’ the women allegedly asked, while approaching the door, right then the front door reportedly exploded with gunfire, according to Champaign Police Department.

Suspects fired at least 75 rounds during the ambush. Nearby houses and vehicles were also reportedly struck by gunfire, according to the police.

The victim was hit at least five times, she was transported to the hospital, and in a stable condition, police said.

As police made their way to the house, the suspects already made their escape.

According to reports, a black Dodge Durango, was reported to have crashed, and on arrival to the crash scene, police found a gun that may have been recently fired, an empty magazine, a spent shell casing and live ammo. The vehicle was later found to be stolen.

The suspects were gone by the time police arrived at the crash, and detectives are searching for them.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them at 217-351-4545, or submit an anonymous tip to Crimestoppers at 217-373-8477.