MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department is investigating a burglary that left a resident with a gunshot wound.
Officers were dispatched at 2:39 a.m. Aug. 13 to a home in the 4700 block of Morningwood Drive regarding a burglary. They found a female resident with a gunshot wound to the leg.
She was taken to a nearby hospital, where she received medical treatment and was released. The victim told police that two men broke into the front door of her home and demanded money, with one of them shooting her in the leg as they fled.
The suspects are described as two black males.
Contact Detective Danielle Helms at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-847-5555 with any details about the case.