Officers were dispatched for a robbery on the 2100-block of E. Willamette Avenue on Sunday morning around 3.
The Colorado Springs Police Department reports that a man tried to enter the home through a window on the side of the house. The suspect was confronted by the resident- who told the man to leave several times. When he did not, the resident fired a gun at the suspect and he left the area, southbound on Sunset Drive.
The suspect was described as a light-skinned black or Hispanic man, approximately 5'10" to 6" tall with a thin build.
Police say they do not think the man was injured in the incident. They are still searching for the suspect.