Shots were fired during an attempted home invasion in northeast Columbia Sunday night, police said. No injuries were reported.
A suspect attempted to force entry into a home on the 3200 block of Mexico Gravel Road, according to a Columbia Police Department news release. The occupant of the home then fired rounds from inside the residence, causing the suspect to flee on foot.
The suspect was described as a male wearing a mask and gloves.
Police encourage anyone with information to contact 874-7652, or the anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline at 875-8477 or 875tips.com.