Police: Teen burglar shot by resident

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CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. —

Three teens are under arrest and a fourth is in the hospital after police say a resident fought back during an attempted robbery.

Clayton County police say the four teens tried to rob a resident inside the Laurel Park Apartments on Highway 85 around 3 a.m.

The man shot one of the teens and the other three ran off, police said. The resident called police, who tracked down all four, taking three into custody and sending one to the hospital.

Police say they do not believe the resident will face any charges, but that decision will be made by detectives following an interview.

Officers do not believe the man knew the teens.