UPDATE: Neighborhood on Edge After Home Invasion

UPDATED June 18, 2013 6:30 PM

Residents on Shelby Drive are on edge, after a home invasion early Tuesday morning.

Charlottesville Police say two men barged in, forcing their way inside the home, robbed a 24-year-old man inside, then shot him.

The victim is recovering at the University of Virginia Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Judy Dunivan has lived on Shelby Drive for several years. She says it is strange to see so much police activity.

"We don't have trouble like that in this neighborhood," said Dunivan. "Then all of a sudden, you don't have that security anymore."

Dunivan didn't hear anything on Tuesday morning.

"Our dogs were acting up," said Dunivan. "We just thought it was because it was raining. Might not have been."

Dunivan says she is now considering adding a security alarm to her home.

"If they can invade that home down there, they can invade this home also," Dunivan said.

Police are not releasing much information about the attack. They are not saying whether the intruders were acquainted with the victim, or what they stole.

Police spent several hours at the home on Tuesday.

"I hope they get them," said Dunivan, "because I don't want them coming back."

Police are asking people with information to call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.

UPDATED June 18, 2013 12:47 PM

Charlottesville Police confirm shots were fired during a home invasion in the 2300 block of Shelby Drive.

According to police, two suspects knocked on the door , then forced their way into the home.

A 24-year-old man who lives in the home was shot during the robbery, and was taken to UVa Medical Center with what are described as non-life threatening injuries

Police are searching for two male suspects.

If you have any information, then you are urged to call CrimeStoppers at 977-4000.

Charlottesville Police are investigating reports of a possible shooting early this morning.

Police responded to Shelby Drive a little after 1:00 AM on Tuesday.

Neighbors say they saw a man being taken from a house on a stretcher.

CBS19 is waiting for more information from Charlottesville Police. This article will be updated as information is confirmed.

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