Police are investigating a burglary that happened at a gun shop in Rockville early Thursday morning.

The burglary happened around 3:50 a.m. in the 5400 block of Randolph Rd. at the United Gun Shop, Montgomery County police said. According to authorities the alarm was tripped.

Investigators haven't said officially how many suspects they're searching for but its clear several people were involved in stealing hand guns and long guns from shop.

Police aren't certain exactly how many guns were taken. Once staff check the store's inventory, they'll be able to get an exact count.

A constant stream of law enforcement made their way in and out of the store located on Randolph road. For business owners in the area, the scene was both highly unusual and concerning.

"The police were nice enough to stop by this morning and they told us they would have some extra people in the area throughout the next few weeks," said Ilan Fulop with Rockville Interiors, which is across the street from United Gun Shop.

Police they more information about the burglary including surveillance video that could pinpoint the suspects sometime Thursday afternoon.