Man in Critical Condition in Queens Home Invasion: NYPD

A man is in critical condition after being shot in the head during a home invasion in Queens, authorities say.

The 20-year-old man was shot once in the head during the violent break-in on 93rd Street in East Elmhurst at around 3 p.m.

A law enforcement official said three men in bandanas knocked on an apartment door, and when a woman answered the door, forced their way in and pulled a gun. The suspects fired a shot in the kitchen, hitting the man in the head. 

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition.

The official said police are looking into whether the home invasion was gang-related. The victim had 18 prior arrests related to drugs.

-- Jonathan Dienst contributed to this report. 

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