Scotty McCreery was the victim of a robbery earlier today.
The 20-year-old American Idol winner was reportedly robbed by gunmen during a home invasion that happened in the early hours of Monday morning, according to a local ABC affiliate. The invasion happened at an apartment near North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
McCreery addressed the events on his Facebook page, writing: "Yes, it was definitely a very scary night. Luckily, my friends and I are safe and the Raleigh PD is on the case. I will share more when the time is right, but as of now we do not want to do or say anything that could hinder the investigation. Thanks to everyone for the prayers and support. A huge thank you to the Raleigh PD for their quick response and hard work in solving this case."
According to a police report, "Shortly before 2 a.m. today, Raleigh Police Department officers were dispatched to a home invasion call...Three unknown, armed suspects entered the residence and took various possessions including wallets, currency and electronic items from multiple victims before fleeing. There were no injuries."
A 911 call was made by a male victim.
Neighbors in the apartment complex reportedly heard a commotion going on during the early morning robbery. "All you heard was yelling like ‘Who are you? What are you doing here?' for a good five minutes," one person told local news. "It was just yelling."
McCreery is currently a student at North Carolina State.