Manhunt underway after Hope Mills home invasion

June 30, 2008 8:44:43 AM PDT
Cumberland County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a late night home invasion in Hope Mills.Investigators say three armed men forced their way into a home on Baggett Lane, Hope Mills at around 11:25 p.m. on Sunday.

The home owner told detectives she and four other friends had cooked out earlier and were sitting in the living room. Shortly thereafter, the suspects entered the home wearing black ski masks and pointing guns. The homeowner's dog gave chase and was shot and killed by the bandits.

No other injuries were reported.

Detectives are searching for the suspects.