Law enforcement agencies across northeast Missouri are on the lookout for three suspects who tried to break into a church Thursday evening.
It happened around 6:20 p.m. at Church of the Open Door on Highway 63 about a mile south of Macon.
The Macon County Sheriff's Office told KTVO there were three suspects: a female and two males.
The female, who was armed with a rifle and a tire tool, fired the weapon at the person who interrupted the burglary.
That person was not hurt.
The suspects then fled the scene in a white, 2000 Chevy pickup with a dark-colored bed.
They were last seen headed north on Highway 63 from the scene.
Here are their descriptions: the female is in her early 30s with long, blond hair. She has a thin build.
The second suspect is a white male, 5â?? 6â?? tall, weighing approximately 280 pounds, with dark, shoulder-length hair and a scraggly beard.
He was wearing a dark-colored T-shirt and blue jeans.
The third suspect is a white male, 5â?? 3â?? tall, in his early 20s with short, blond hair, a thin build and a bad case of acne.
He was wearing a white T-shirt and dark-colored pants.
Anyone who has any information about these three people is asked to call the Macon County Sheriff's Office at (660) 385-2062.