Masked Men Attack Attorney in Home

A Chester County man was injured Monday night by a group of men inside his home.

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    Chester County residents are reeling over a violent attack on an attorney at his home in Pennsbury. Three men attacked and shot the man, according to police. He is recovering in the hospital.

    Police are looking for a group of men who burst into a Pennsbury Township home on Monday evening and injured the homeowner.

    Fred Barakat was shot and is in stable condition at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

    According to investigators, three men, two wearing masks, entered the home along the 300 block of Hillendale Road just before 6:30 p.m.

    Attorney Shot in Chester Co Home

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    Police say three men, two of them masked, broke into the Pennsbury home of a bankruptcy attorney. The victim was shot multiple times. He is recovering in the hospital

    There was a stuggle and Barakat was shot. Police say this does not appear to be a random home invasion. They say it appears as though Barakat was targeted but they have not said why.

    Neighbors told NBC10 Barakat is a bankruptcy attorney in Pennsylvania and Delaware. He works from his home.

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    A group of men barged into the home of a Chester County attorney. Shots were fired during the ensuing struggle. The attorney is now in the hospital. State police say it was not a random attack. NBC10's Claudia Rivero reports.

    They believe the man was targeted.

    One of the suspects is described as a white male, 6-feet tall with blond hair.

    The men were last seen fleeing the scene in a white or cream car.