3 men break into Napier Avenue home

Three masked men forced their way into a house in the 4000 block of Napier Avenue at about 10:20 p.m. Sunday in an alleged home invasion robbery, Macon police said.A 17-year-old boy said he heard someone knock on the back door. When he opened the door, the men forced their way into the house, according to a police report.The teenager ran to a bathroom and closed the door, and the men unsuccessfully attempted to force their way into the bathroom, according to the report. The teenager then heard a gunshot that sounded like it was in the kitchen area, but police were unable to locate a bullet hole or shell casing, the report states.Another man was chased to a back bedroom of the house, but the three men forced their way inside. The men took a cell phone, according to the report.Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.