Homeowner hit on head with hammer by armed robbersPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - A homeowner was hit on the head with a hammer during a reported armed robbery.
It happened Tuesday just before 2 p.m. in the 1300 block of N. 36th Drive.
The Phoenix Police Department have identified the suspects as 17-year-old Roosevelt Sherrod, 21-year-old Darrell Damous and 22-year-old Darren Stanton. Investigators have all three individuals in custody and contrary to preliminary reports, there is no outstanding fourth suspect.
Detectives have determined that at least one of the suspects is known to the homeowner. Police located a handgun and a shotgun that they believe were used by the suspects during the attack. The suspects reportedly planned to take the victim's television set and a camera but left the goods behind when police arrived on scene.
Police say the victims who were in the home were a 21-year-old man, a 16-year-old girl and a 5-month-old baby.