Elgin man shot at home

 
 
Updated 8/6/2011 6:05 PM

An Elgin man hosting a gathering at his home was shot early Saturday morning by one of two armed men who entered the home and demanded money, a city spokeswoman said.

About 1:50 a.m., two masked men armed with handguns entered the home on the 300 block of Washington Street and attempted to rob money from the people inside.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

According to a statement from city spokeswoman Susan Olafson, the host charged one of the offenders and a struggle followed, resulting in the resident being shot. Both of the offenders then fled the scene.

The resident, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

As of Saturday afternoon, no suspects have been identified and police are continuing to investigate the attack.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

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