Two people shot in North College Hill home invasion

CINCINNATI -- Two people were shot early Tuesday after police say three men broke into their home and demanded money.

The shooting happened shortly after midnight at a home in the 1600 block of DeArmand Avenue.

The victims told police three men broke into their home wearing red bandanas and screaming about money.

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The victims, a man in his 40s and a woman about 18 years old, were both shot in the legs.

They were taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. They are expected to survive.

Detectives later said the 18-year-old was the man’s niece. Two other people in the home at the time were not injured.

The trio was able to get away with cash and a gold chain. They left the scene in a red four-door vehicle with tinted windows.

The first suspect is described as black, about 20 years old with a light complexion. He is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red hat, red T-shirt with white stripes across the front, blue jeans and a red bandanna across his face. He was armed with a silver handgun.

The second suspect was described as black, about 6 feet tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black champion jacket with white strings, a white “C” on the chest and blue jeans. He was armed with a black revolver.

The third suspect is described as black, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 260 pounds. He had a goatee and thick eyebrows and was wearing a black zip-up hooded jacket over a white T-shirt and blue shorts with a green stripe down the side. The victims said he was armed with a shotgun or some type of long gun.

Police have not made any arrests and said the suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call the North College Hill Police Department at 513-521-7171.

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