Police said one suspect was shot by a police officer during an armed home invasion in Lowell Saturday night.
Officers were called to a house on Pine Hill Street after getting a report of a home invasion. According to police, the first responding officer was confronted by 48-year-old Timothy Berry of Haverhill armed with a loaded.45 caliber, semi-automatic handgun in the house’s doorway. Police said the officer shot several times and hit Berry twice.
Police said Berry was conscious and treated at the scene before being airlifted to a hospital in Boston.
Berry was charged with armed home invasion and assault by means of a dangerous weapon.
The second suspect, 46-year-old Christopher Covey of Groveland allegedly fled out the back of the house and was taken into custody a few blocks away. Police said he was injured while escaping and was taken to Lowell General Hospital.
Covey was charged with armed home invasion.
According to police, evidence indicates the suspects may have impersonated police officers when they entered the home. Police found fake badges and handcuffs at the scene.
A search warrant of the home led to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana and cash.
Two people who police said were assaulted in the house were also brought to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police believe the victims were specifically targeted.
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