The victim was at home in the 2700 block of South Liberty (about a block from A.L. Davis park at Washington and LaSalle) around 6:45 p.m. Sunday when he answered the doorbell, according to the initial police report. Five men rushed in, forced him onto the sofa and held him there at gunpoint while they searched the home, the report states. They made him open his safe and took money and jewelry from inside it, then left, the report states.
Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call NOPD Sixth District detectives at 658-6060 or CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.