TIVERTON, R.I. (WPRI) - Police are investigating a reported home invasion in Tiverton.
Authorities were called to the scene on King Road Tuesday morning a little after 8:00 a.m. Several police cars were seen swarming the residence.
A neighbor tells Eyewitness News that the homeowner claims he was bound by an intruder and that the intruder reportedly stole some items from the home.
Mary Manchester said, "It's scary, woken up at gunpoint. They had a gun to his head, he said, scared the living daylights out of him and then duct taped him."
Eyewitness News has also learned that two shots were fired inside the home, echoing throughout the neighborhood.
"The first one, I didn't really give it any thought, but after the second one, I thought jeez, what's going on around here. Then I came back to see all the cruisers and the state police," said Denise King.
Officials say they are talking to the alleged victim about what happened, but no arrests have been made.
Police tell us, they do not believe this was a random act and there is no reason for the public to be alarmed. Authorities are still investigating.
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