Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Georgia: Intruder, resident shot to death in home invasion

Savannah, Georgia

From the Ledger-Enquirer of July 14, 2009
Intruder, resident shot to death in home invasion

Garden City police say two men are dead from gunshot wounds in an apparent home invasion..

Police Chief David Lyons said a man and a woman were inside the residence about 1 a.m. Tuesday when two armed intruders broke in through a bedroom window.

Lyons said the resident also was armed and gunfire erupted. He said one of the intruders was hit and ran from the house. He was found dead in some woods about 70 yards from the house.

The chief said the male resident was alive when police found him in a bedroom, but he died on his way to a hospital. He said the female was not hurt.

Police said identities will be released after relatives are notified.

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