Marietta police surrounded a home on Durham Street on Thursday afternoon. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Marietta man opens fire when he thinks someone broke into home 

A Marietta man who suspected someone was in his home Thursday opened fire inside the house, police said.

Officers blocked off Durham Street near Whitlock Avenue about 5 p.m. and warned residents to avoid the area.

Police told Channel 2 Action News a man returned home and thought someone was inside. He then opened fire.

SWAT officials searched the house and the surrounding area. No intruder was found and no injuries were reported.

Traffic on Whitlock Avenue was not affected.

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