Shots fired during an early morning burglary

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Police are searching for the person who broke into an apartment early Tuesday morning.

It happened at Garden Cove Apartments on Dunn Drive in Huntsville just before 4:00am.

Police say the homeowner got into a fight with the burglar.  He then grabbed a gun and fired several shots.

No one was hurt and the thief got away.

Police searched the area for the burglar but didn't find him.