Man shot in home invasion north of the Coast

INVESTIGATIONS are underway after a man was shot in the leg at his home north of the Coast..

Police say a woman wearing a balaclava and armed with a gun entered the Creastmead home on Lilly Pilly Street around 9pm on Monday night.

The male resident confronted her and the woman fired the weapon, hitting him in the leg.


The victim and another man in the house have then struggled with the woman, taking the weapon from her.

She then fled the scene and was believed to be in the company of another male.

The 48-year-old victim was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.