Police searching for 2 men in deadly DeKalb County home invasion

A SWAT team surrounded a condo complex on Waldrop Road off of Flat Shoals Parkway around 8 p.m. Sunday.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police are searching for two men after a deadly home invasion in DeKalb County.

We first told you about this as breaking news on the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11 p.m.

A SWAT team surrounded a condo complex on Waldrop Road off of Flat Shoals Parkway around 8 p.m. Sunday.

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Police said they got a call about two men forcing their way into a home.

The SWAT team went into a home and found a man in his 30s dead from a possible gunshot wound.


Many neighbors called Channel 2 Action News to report a SWAT team on their street. They said they saw a bomb squad robot and many couldn't go back into their homes. 

Numerous law enforcement vehicles were at the scene. 

A witness said she saw the suspects fight the victim outside before forcing him inside the condo. She said one of the gunman pointed a gun at her and told her to run.

"The one witness we have said she heard at least three gunshots," Capt. R.C. Hughes with Dekalb County police said.

Channel 2 Action News spoke to a neighbor who saw some commotion. 

"A lady was screaming and hollering, trying to run back there, and I'm not sure what transpired specifically but I know it's bad," Darice Seegars said. 

Neighbors said kids were playing outside when it happened.