DEVELOPING ELIZABETH: Home Invasion Robbery has Victim Shot, Assaulted in Elizabeth

A violent home invasion robbery reported in Elizabeth has police searching for a suspect.

Cops rushed to the 80’s block of Marshall Street at approximately 8:15 p.m. on reports of a home invasion burglary in progress.

Upon arrival, they found a 44-year-old Elizabeth man suffering from gunshot wounds in both hands and a head injury after he was pistol whipped.

The victim was transported to Trinitas Hospital and is in stable condition, according to police.

According to victim, a man only described as black male in his 20's was inside his apartment when he got home. After a struggle among the victim and gunman arose the victim was shot.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

A gun and additional evidence was recovered at the scene.