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17-year-old shot multiple times during Sanford home invasion

Posted January 30, 2019 5:55 p.m. EST

Handcuffs resting on top of a page of fingerprints

— A 17-year-old was shot multiple times during a home invasion early Wednesday morning in Sanford.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said thee masked men entered the home at 2710 Pine Acres Drive at about 4 a.m. and at least one of the men began shooting at the teen.

Authorities said the 17-year-old was taken by his mother to an area hospital, where he was treated for multiple non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Three other people inside the home were not injured, deputies said.

The shooting remains under investigation, but authorities said they do not believe it was a random incident.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 919-775-5531 or the tip line at 919-718-4577.