Elderly man shot in home invasion

Ipswich detectives in Queensland are investigating a burglary where an elderly man suffered a gunshot injury to his leg this morning.


Initial investigations suggest that around 5.20am two men have broken into a Mary Street residence causing an amount of damage to the property.


Upon arrival police located the 87-year-old man with a gunshot wound inside the house.


He was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


The two intruders have not been identified.


Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information which may assist with investigations to contact Crime Stoppers.


Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.


20 November 2015.