Park Hills police investigating shooting

Park Hills police investigating shooting
Posted at 4:17 PM, Oct 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-25 22:12:46-04

PARK HILLS, Ky. -- Police investigated the shooting of a 24-year-old man Monday.

The victim was at home at about noon when at least three people broke into his St. Joseph Lane apartment by forcing the door open, police said in a news release.

During "a possible confrontation" between the victim and one of the people who broke in, the victim was shot in the side, according to police.

The victim was sent to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment.

The shooter and others fled the scene before police arrived.

Police asked that anyone with information call the Park Hills Police Department at 859-431-6172 or Crimestoppers.