Police: 4 men force their way into Castle Hill apartment, shoot man inside

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Police are searching for the men wanted for a home invasion that left one person in the hospital.

Officials say the suspects knocked on an apartment door in a building at the intersection of Lacombe Avenue and Castle Hill Avenue Thursday afternoon.

When a 60-year-old woman answered the door, News 12 is told the men forced their way inside with a gun and a screwdriver just after 2:30 p.m.

A 27-year-old man, who was also in the apartment at the time, approached the suspects and was shot in his right leg. The condition of the man is unknown at this time.

Authorities say the group got away with $80, two cellphones and prescription medication.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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