Man shot and wounded in Van Nuys home invasion robbery, police say

VAN NUYS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man was shot during a home invasion robbery in Van Nuys Monday evening, according to Los Angeles police.

LAPD said the shooting happened around 7:45 p.m. in the 14100 block of W. Monroe Place.

The homeowner was shot in the arm and was taken to a hospital, but police described him as being conscious and alert.

A description of the suspect or suspects was not available.

It's unclear if the victim knew the gunman or if the incident was a follow-home robbery. It's also unknown if anything may have been taken from the victim.

Copyright © 2022 KABC Television, LLC. All rights reserved.