Shots Fired During Robbery Attempt

Posted at 12:56 PM, May 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-30 16:06:03-04

HOLLAND, Mich.- Holland Department of Public Safety officers are still looking for two men who tried to break into a house early Thursday morning.

It happened around 1:40am in the 200 block of Pine Avenue. Victims in the house say two men broke in and threatened one of them with a gun. The other resident tried to help and fought with the robbers. After getting a chance to escape, the resident grabbed some passersby who stopped to help.

While fighting, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and fired two shots but didn’t hit anyone. Both suspects ran from the house.

Officers brought in K-9 dogs but couldn’t track the suspects. Two of the victims had minor injuries but didn’t have to go to the hospital.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Holland Department of Public Safety at 1-616-355-1100 or the detectives at 1-616-355-1150. You can also call Silent Observer at 1-877-887-4536.