Police investigating after man assaulted during home invasion

LONDON, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police are investigating after a violent home invasion on Skinner Lane in the North Corbin area of Laurel County overnight.

KSP officers responded to a robbery call with shots fired arrived at the home just before 12:30 a.m. Nov. 19. When officers arrived at the scene they determined that three unidentified individuals entered the residence when one began striking the victim, Dewayne Byrge, 26, of Corbin and demanding money.

During the course of the assault, a shot was fired from a pistol. The bullet hit a wall and traveled into a nearby apartment.

Byre, who was visiting the home, was treated and released at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin.

Detective Donald Wilson is in charge of investigation and was assisted by Sergeant Steve Walker, Trooper Les Moses, Trooper Don Sivils and Trooper Michelle Lunsford.

Police are still looking for the suspects.

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