Man shot in the stomach after home invasion, robbery, deputies say

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities in Rowan County told Channel 9 that a man was shot while being robbed inside his home early Wednesday morning in Salisbury.

Emergency crews were called to Glock Court around 5:30 a.m. and found a man who had been shot.

A relative of the victim told Channel 9 reporter Brittney Johnson that he received a call around 5 a.m. from the victim's wife saying her husband had been shot.

Deputies said multiple suspects broke into the home, demanding money from the victim before shooting him in the abdomen.

Paramedics flew the victim to Baptist Hospital, but his condition was not available. His name has not been released.

Investigators said 9 that they do not think the crime was random and said the victim was targeted.

The victim's son told Channel 9 that he was in the house asleep when he heard his father get shot, and isn't sure of his condition.

Detectives on scene were gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses.

The Rowan County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation.

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