CLAIRTON (KDKA) – Police are investigating an armed home invasion in Clairton Monday morning.

According to emergency dispatchers, the incident happened in the 1100-block of Worthington Avenue around 7 a.m.

The victim told police that a man climbed a ladder and tried to break in through a window before gaining entry through the front door.

Once inside,  the suspect fired a shot at the intended victim. After a brief physical altercation between the two, the suspect chased the intended victim out of the house and fired two more shots.

The suspect was wearing a black mask and used an assault rifle in this incident. He got away and there are no reported injuries.

Neighbors said this was the latest in a string of home invasions and they are fearful that someone will get hurt.

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