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Police Investigate Shooting on Blanks Street in Monroe

At approximately 7:40 PM, Monroe Police responded to a shooting that was reported to have occurred in the 5100 block of Blanks St.
MONROE -- At approximately 7:40 PM, Monroe Police responded to a shooting that was reported to have occurred in the 5100 block of Blanks St.  

Police say the investigation revealed that a victim stated he was approached by three unknown black male subjects that were armed with a handgun and demanded money.  

The suspects struck the male victim several times about his head with the firearm and then forced him into his residence.  

The suspects ordered the victim to give him money and then shot the victim once to the head.  

The victim suffered a non-life threatening head injury and is being treated at an area hospital.  

No better description of the suspects exist at this time.  

The suspects obtained an undetermined amount of money and fled the scene in an unknown manner and direction.  Crime scene units and detectives are on scene.  

The investigation is ongoing.
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