Gwinnett homeowner shot by home invaders shoots, kills suspect

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Police have identified a 23-year-old man shot to death at a Gwinnett County home as a possible home invasion suspect.

Gwinnett County police said a man went to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound on April 24. He told police that he was involved in a shooting at a home on Mountain Drive.

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The victim said there was someone else shot at the home. Police went to the home, where they found Leon Summers, of Stone Mountain, dead.

Detectives said they believe the victim shot Summers in self-defense.


The victim has not been identified. It’s unclear if he knew the suspect.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Greater Atlanta at 404-677-TIPS.