Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section detectives are investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred early this morning in Gaithersburg.
At approximately 4:20 this morning, Montgomery County and Gaithersburg City police officers responded to a reported home invasion robbery in the unit block of State Court in Gaithersburg.
Through the course of the investigation it was learned that two residents, a man and woman, were in the home, when they heard the sound of someone breaking into the house. The male homeowner went to investigate. He encountered three black male suspects armed with guns. A struggle ensued between the suspects and homeowner. One of the suspects fired his gun, but no one was struck by the bullet.
The female victim, who had remained inside a room, looked out to see what was occurring. One of the suspects aimed a gun at her forcing her back into the room. The female victim then called 911.