Police: 3 injured in Antioch home invasion

(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One of three men injured Tuesday morning in a home invasion in Antioch called it two hours of torture.

Metro police responded to the scene on Harvest Grove Drive around 3 a.m. but one of the victims say it all actually started hours earlier.

“I was like, ‘Oh my God, they are really going to kill us,’” the victim, who did not want to be identified, said.

Photo: WKRN
Photo: WKRN

Nursing a deep gash to the back of his head, that victim was noticeably shaken up.

“I heard a loud noise, enough to startle anybody, but then it got louder, and then it came upstairs, and it was a person with a gun,” he recalled.

That man and his friend were sitting in an upstairs office in the home, where the victim says they were held for hours.

“They were hitting us with a glass table upstairs,” the victim said. “[My friend] said, ‘I got a wallet that’s got $300. That’s it.’ I said, ‘I got some money in my wallet too,’ and they’re like, ‘That’s all?’ and they cut his ear off!”

According to the victim, he and his friend returned late Monday night from a casino in Mississippi. He says the intruders admitted to following them all the way back to Tennessee.

Metro police say the victim’s friend was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The third victim was also taken to a hospital, but he’s expected to survive.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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