Lorain Police Investigating Attempted Home Invasion That Left Dog Shot

Lorain - Lorain Police are looking into an attempted home invasion.

On Tuesday, July 30th at approximately 4:50 am four individuals attempted to break into a residence in the 200 block of East 32nd Street, in Lorain, armed with a firearm.

Three of the males were covered in hooded sweatshirts, with hoods pulled up in an attempt to conceal their identities. The clothing on the fourth male is not known.

As one of the males kicked the door, the resident emerged to confront the males with his 14 year old dog. All four males ran after one of the suspects fired a gun at the door and struck the resident's dog. It is unknown if the suspects had a vehicle parked nearby.

The Lorain Police Department is requesting anyone who lives in the area to review their home surveillance footage to determine if the suspects are captured on video.

Anyone with any information related to this case are asked to contact the Lorain Police Department at (440) 204-2100 or the Lorain Police Detective Bureau at (440) 204-2105.

A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspects.

The condition of the dog is not known. His owner was in the process of getting him medical attention for the injury. He had been shot in the leg.

Photos courtesy of the Lorain Police Department

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