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Man shot during home invasion in Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Pa. — A man was shot in the back during a home invasion in Homestead early Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened in the 1000 block of West Street around 4:30 a.m.

Stanley Howes is recovering after police say a gunman invaded his home and shot him in the back early this morning on Wednesday.

The family shared a video of the alleged shooter walking to the side of Howes’s home along West Street in Homestead.

The family said you hear him kicking down the door and then a loud pop and screaming.

”My stepdad jumped up and went to go see what was happening and a man shot him and took off,” said Sade Love, the victim’s stepdaughter. “It just scared us. It gave us all a scare.”

Moments later, the family said the shooter was seen walking away.

Love said they believe Howes’s childhood friend shot him because of an alleged affair.

At last check, Howes is in stable condition.

Right now, Allegheny County Police are investigating and looking for the gunman.

”I don’t think it’s right for anybody to be in their home and to get shot for something they did not do,” said Love.

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