Shots fired after early morning home invasion

(WTHI File Photo)
(WTHI File Photo)

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Police are investigating an early morning home invasion.

It happened just after 3:00 Tuesday morning at 132 Halt Dr. in Terre Haute.

The resident of the home, Levil Bedwell reported to police that suspects had forced their way into his home, displayed a pistol and demanded money.

The intruders pried open the front while Bedwell and his girlfriend slept.

The suspects entered the bedroom, where they kicked and pistol whipped Bedwell, demanding cash and marijuana.

According to police, the suspects threatened to shoot Bedwell, however, no shots were fired inside the home.

As the suspects fled the home, Bedwell fired two shots at their vehicle with a 20ga shotgun, smashing out the passenger side window.

The suspects fled north on Hwy 41 toward Terre Haute in what witness described as a light colored, mid-size, four door passenger car, possibly a Dodge.

Both suspects were described as white males in their 20’s.

The suspects made off with several hundred dollars in cash and a Sony laptop, however no marijuana was found inside Bedwell’s home.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the home invasion to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 812-462-3226 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 812-238-STOP.

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