COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Columbus police officers are searching for the suspect in a north Columbus home invasion Friday night.
Officers were called to a home in the 2000 block of Rankin Avenue at about 9:40 p.m. Friday on a report of a home invasion and shots fired.
According to Columbus police, the suspect made entry into the home through a side door. The victim heard the noise and grabbed his handgun confronted the intruder in the kitchen. The suspect was also armed with a gun. The homeowner and intruder exchanged gunfire.
Several shots were fired and then the suspect fled from the home in an unknown direction, according to police.