Would-be robber shot in home invasion

WYNNEFIELD HEIGHTS - August 20, 2009 Police were called to a home on the 3900 block of Lankenau Avenue in Wynnefield Heights for a home invasion robbery.

Once there, investigators found a man with a gunshot wound.

According to police, the man shot was a would-be robber. A male occupant of the home was tied up and pistol whipped. A woman was also inside, but she was not injured.

The man shot was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital and was last reported in critical condition.


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