Homeowner shot in face during north Phoenix armed robbery

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - Police say a homeowner was shot in the face during an armed robbery at a north Phoenix apartment on Wednesday.

According to Phoenix police, a 47-year-old man was shot in the face after three suspects broke into his home and one of them pistol-whipped him during the armed robbery at an apartment near Bell Road and Central Avenue.

The homeowner has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the suspects are still on the loose after leaving the apartment on foot.