• Dog shot, killed during home invasion in Esplen


    PITTSBURGH - Police were called to a house in Esplen following reports of a home invasion.

    Two men with bandanas over their face forced their way into the house. 

    A 56-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were told to leave by the actors, according to police. 

    Several shots were shot during the incident and the victims' dog was shot and killed during the invasion. 

    According to police, the two men involved ran from the scene. It is unclear if the suspects took anything from the house.

    The alleged incident took place on the 400 block of Stadium Street in Esplen.

    The motive for the invasion is not clear, according to police.

    Stay with Channel 11 News and WPXI.com as details emerge. 

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