ST. CATHARINES – Niagara Regional Police are searching for two armed suspects after shots were fired during a home invasion in St. Catharines, early Wednesday.
The incident happened around 5:50 a.m.
Police say the suspects forced their way into a home on Grantham Avenue.
Armed with handguns, the suspects threatened two occupants of the home.
One of the victims was assaulted, later requiring medical treatment for a cut on the head.
As they exited the home, one of the suspects fired two bullets into a wall.
The suspects were last seen on foot heading toward Facer Street.
Suspect 1 is described as a black male, five-feet seven inches to five-feet eight inches tall, with a stocky build and a “scruffy” beard. He was wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt with a light shirt underneath.
Suspect 2 is described as a black male, taller than the other suspect, with a thin build and wearing a grey T-shirt.
Police are appealing for public assistance.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Const. McMeekin, of the 1 District Criminal Investigations Branch at 905-688-4111, ext. 4383 or Niagara Crime Stoppers.
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