BRANDYWINE HUNDRED, DELAWARE (7/16/2015) A shot was fired and a man was struck several times with a gun during a home invasion robbery Wednesday afternoon, Delaware State Police said.
The incident happened about 1:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Foulk Road.
The victim, a 41-year-old man, answered a knock at the door and was confronted by two males, both armed with guns, police said.
They struggled and the intruders struck the man with their weapons and a single round was fired into the floor.
The victim then fled to the second floor and the intruders took money from inside the home and ran across Foulk Road to a waiting vehicle.
The victim suffered multiple injuries, police said, but refused treatment at the scene.
The driver of the getaway vehicle was described as a white male.
The two intruders were black, with one about 5-feet-11 with a light goatee-style mustache and beard. He was wearing a navy blue baseball cap.
The other was about 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-8 and 160-164 pounds.
Police asked anyone with information to call Detective Steven Rizzo at 302-834-2630, ext. 211.