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One in custody after home invasion robbery and shooting in Tallahassee

Crime Tape
Posted at 8:25 PM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 20:25:53-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating after a home invasion ended in a shooting on Vista Rise.

Around 5:15pm Friday, TPD responded to the report of a Home Invasion Robbery in the 2600 block of Vista Rise.

The victim and his girlfriend were in their residence when the suspect knocked on the door.

After engaging in conversation with the male victim, the suspect forced his way in. A physical fight ensued, and the suspect pulled out a gun.

During the struggle, there were several gunshots and both the suspect and victim sustained non-life-threatening wounds. The suspect fled the scene.

Officers arrived and rendered medical assistance to the wounded victim.

A short time later, the suspect arrived at a local hospital seeking medical attention. He was detained and the investigation is continuing.

The name of the arrestee and charges will be released at a later time.