DeKalb County

Homeowner shoots 2 suspects breaking into vehicle in DeKalb County neighborhood, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A shooting investigation is underway in a DeKalb County neighborhood.

DeKalb County police told Channel 2 Action News at 2:35 a.m. Monday, officers received reports of a person shot at a home on Leicester Way SE.

When officers arrived, they found two people who had been shot.

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The identities and conditions of the shooting victims have not been released.

Police believe two people were breaking into cars when a homeowner confronted them.

One of the suspects raised a gun and pointed it at the homeowner and the homeowner shot both suspects.

Police say the homeowner is not facing charges at this time.

The two suspects are stable and remain hospitalized.

Charges are pending for their arrest.


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