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Residents injured in violent home invasion
COLONIE -- Police in Colonie are searching for three men involved in a violent home invasion.
The incident happened at an apartment on Third Avenue just before midnight on Monday. Police say one of the suspects hit the man who lives in the apartment in the head with a gun after he got up to investigate a noise outside. According to authorities, he say two of the suspects enter the apartment while the third stood over him. The man reportedly yelled to a woman inside the apartment to get out.
The woman was found on the lawn next door bleeding from the head. Police say she is hospitalized at Albany Medical Center, but is expected to recover.
Officials say this is not a random attack. They believe the suspects were looking for marijuana or cash. The suspects are described as three black males, one in his 20s wearing a red hoodie, one is his 30s wearing a white hoodie, and the third, of unknown age wearing a blue hoodie.