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Woman Nearly Shot During Weston Home Invasion

Investigations continue.

A woman has escaped serious injury following a terrifying home invasion in Weston. 

Three men with their faces covered forced their way into a home on Fourth Street at around 10.30pm last night before assaulting a man and woman inside. 

It's alleged thieves - who were armed with a shotgun and machete - took off with cash before firing a shotgun blast through the front door of the home. 

The shot narrowly missed the 52-year-old woman inside. 

A 69-year-old man has received treatment for cuts and bruises to his face, while the woman also received treatment for facial injuries.

The trio escaped in a silver or dark-coloured hatchback. 

It's believed it was a targeted attack.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.