Man bashed, shot in Melbourne home invasion

A MAN is recovering in hospital after being bashed and shot during a terrifying home invasion in Melbourne’s north this morning.

Police said a number of masked intruders stormed the man’s Wales Street home in Brunswick West around 3.45am.

While inside, the offenders allegedly bashed the 26-year-old man and shot him in the leg before fleeing.


Police said four other people were inside the house at the time. Fortunately, they were not physically injured.

The 26-year-old was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He remains there this morning in a stable condition.

Investigations into the violent incident are continuing, with police still searching for the offenders.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.