Homeowner exchanges gunshots with suspects who allegedly broke in

Homeowner exchanges gunshots with suspects who allegedly broke in

Mason Road near Bloxom in Accomack County

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on January 11, 2013 at 5:54 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 3 at 9:35 AM

ACCOMACK CO.-- A man exchanged gunshots with suspects who allegedly broke into his home in Accomack County on Friday morning.

Sheriff Todd Godwin says two suspects dressed in dark clothing forced their way into a residence on Mason Road near Bloxom and were then confronted by the homeowner.

Godwin says the suspects fled on foot to a nearby wooded area but not before gunshots were exchanged with the homeowner.

There are no reports of injuries.

Police searched the area using aircraft and K-9 units but the suspects weren't found.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Accomack County Sheriff's Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666.

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