One man shot during home invasion in Campbell County; deputies looking for suspects

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RUSTBURG (WSLS 10) – The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a home invasion that took place in the county on Oct. 1.

Maj. L.T. Guthrie said that on Saturday, at 2:22 a.m., Deputies were called to a home on Drummer Street in Rustburg, in regards to an invasion in which one of the residents was shot in the leg.

Homeowners were awakened by the sound of someone breaking into their home and seconds later were encountered by two masked suspects, one wielding a handgun.

Deputies say the suspects demanded money and tied up the residents of the home while searching.

During the course of the invasion, the man shot in the leg. His injury is not considered life-threatening.

The suspects left the home with an undetermined amount of money.

There were as many as three masked suspects in the home. One displayed a firearm. All three suspects were believed to be black men.

The armed suspect is thought to be between 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall.

If you have information about this case, please contact the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office at 434-332-9580.

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