CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Two young children were home during a Gulf coast home invasion that resulted in a shootout.
Authorities say two men who fled the scene and were later caught were transported to the hospital with injuries.
A 3-year-old boy and 2 year-old boy were in the home with five adults.
Police say two men showed early Thursday and one man had a shotgun and another had a handgun. They entered the home and one of the residents fired at them. The shootout followed. The children were unharmed, but two adults were injured.
Police showed up to a call of shots fired and then chased the two men who fled in a sports utility vehicle. Both men were taken to the hospital, one with a gunshot wound and the other with injuries from a police dog.