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Scotty McCreery the Victim of Home Invasion by Armed Men

6/17/2014

Country singer Scotty McCreery was the victim of a home invasion over the weekend in North Carolina. 

Police said officers were called to the home of some friends of McCreery shortly before 2 a.m. Monday near the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.

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The victims reported that three suspects armed with guns forced their way into the apartment and took wallets, cash and electronic gear. Police said nobody was injured during the incident.

McCreery, 20, is a native of the nearby town of Garner and attends North Carolina State University. He won the FOX music competition American Idol in 2011 and was named best new artist by the Academy of Country Music Awards the next year. 

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