(WUSA9) - We were on Southern Avenue in Southeast DC to cover a reported home invasion that occurred at 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

D.C. Police said four armed men held eight people hostage, assaulted three of them, including a male who had a broom stick thrust into his mouth.

Photographer Danielle Gill and I were knocking on doors, trying to get neighbors to talk to us. Most of them did not know the family living in the house. 

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