[Video] Homeowner in GA Shoots and Kills 1 of 3 Armed Burglars

June 10 2013
by GSL Staff
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Incident at a Glance
Gun(s) Used: Unknown Location:
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Source: cbsatlanta.com Archive: WebCite.org

A homeowner in Jonesboro, GA came home around 10:30pm to find 3 male suspects taking objects from his home.

The homeowner confronted the suspects, at least one of whom was armed. During the confrontation, the homeowner opened fire on the suspects. The suspects then fled the scene through an open window. Police say the suspects dropped a gun outside of the window of the home.

The body of a young man was found in a nearby field with a gunshot would to the torso. It is believed this man is one of the suspects in the burglary.

It is unclear if the homeowner was carrying a gun on his person when he arrived home or if he retrieved it from somewhere within the home.

Police have not released the identities of anyone involved in the incident. Neighbors say there have been a rash of break ins in the area recently.

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