Home­own­ers shot in armed bur­glary

The Covington News - - Around the Region -

MCDONOUGH (AP) — Au­thor­i­ties said two res­i­dents of a home south­east of At­lanta were shot af­ter walk­ing in on two armed bur­glary sus­pects inside their Henry County home.

Po­lice tell CBS At­lanta that they be­lieve one home­owner was able to re­turn fire and one of the sus­pects might have been shot.

Of­fi­cers ar­rived at the home around 8:30 p.m. Tues­day af­ter a call to 911 re­ported shots fired at the house, near Old Cony­ers Road and Flat Rock Road in the Lex­ing­ton Park sub­di­vi­sion.

Henry County po­lice Maj. Ja­son Bolton said the two res­i­dents of the home were taken to Grady Memo­rial Hospi­tal in At­lanta and ad­mit­ted for surgery. Their con­di­tions were not im­me­di­ately known.

Po­lice are try­ing to de­ter­mine what, if any­thing, was stolen from the home.

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