FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax City police say that a resident may have shot one of the two burglars who entered a townhouse with weapons and assaulted some of the residents.
Police say two men forced their way into a townhouse in the 3900 block of Bradwater Street in the Comstock community at 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday. According to the residents, the men implied the had weapons, took some items and physically assaulted some of the residents. The residents suffered minor injuries, say police.
According to police, the burglars fled when one resident fired a handgun. Police think one burglar may have been shot.
Police described both burglars as black and in their twenties. One suspect was about 6 feet tall while the other was 5'9" tall. They both had an average build and were wearing gray hooded sweatshirts and blue jeans, say police.
The burglars have not been found yet.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Detective Shawn Sutherland at 703-385-7887 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.