Woman shot by acquaintance at DeKalb hotel


LITHONIA, Ga. - Police in DeKalb County are searching for a man who came to a hotel and shot a woman.

Police said a woman called 911 from a Budgetel Inn off Panola Road in Lithonia around 5:15 a.m.

The woman told dispatchers that a man named Chris came to her room to try and rob her. She said he ended up shooting her, instead.

The woman told police she met the man on Wednesday.

Police said they have a description of the man and they are looking for witnesses to provide more information.

The woman was taken to Grady Memorial hospital with a bullet wound to her thigh.