UPDATE: House robbers who shot man in the east sought

Brooklyn police are investigating an attempted murder case after a man was shot in his home in Ashlea Gardens during a robbery on Wednesday.

Police spokesperson Captain Colette Weilbach said no arrest had been made.

“On Wednesday morning, around 04:15, a 55-year-old man woke up and found two unknown armed men inside his bedroom in Maroelana Road.

He immediately pressed a panic button.  The suspects then shot the man in the left leg and head,” she said.

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Weilbach said the robbers only fled with a television.

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“The victim received medical treatment at the scene and was taken to a local hospital by Life Med.

“Anyone who has information that can assist the police with their investigation can contact Crime Stop on 08600-10111 or the Brooklyn police on 012-366-1735/6.”

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