BELMONT, N.C. – Police in Belmont are investigating after a man told police he woke up to a masked gunman in his home Monday.

According to Belmont Police, the incident happened on North Street Monday morning.

The homeowner told officers that he was the only one home when he heard a loud crash. That’s when the man told police at least two men rushed inside, saying, “Where’s the money?”

Investigators say the homeowner grabbed at one of the suspects’ gun before a shot rang out and the intruders ran out empty handed.

Police have not named any suspects in the case.