Never say "never" when it comes to the number three.
LINDEN - Cumberland County sheriff's detectives are looking for three men involved in a deadly home invasion robbery morning in Linden.
Roderick Dean Scott, 28, was shot and killed during the robbery at a home on the 8900 block of Ramsey Street, said sheriff's Capt. Bobby Reyes.
The area is on U.S. 401, about a half-mile north of Coats Road, Reyes said.
The Sheriff's Office said three men wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks entered the residence about and held Scott and his girlfriend at gunpoint.
Scott was shot and his girlfriend's hands were tied, the Sheriff's Office said in a release.
Scott died at the scene.
The three robbers, who have not been identified, left the area.
Around , crime scene investigators were still at the scene of the house. They were in the crawl space and in the yard using a metal detector, possibly looking for shells.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 323-1500 or Crimestoppers at 483-TIPS (8477).