The homeowner was flown to an Atlanta hospital, authorities said, though the extent of his injuries is unclear.
The home invasion suspect, who has not been identified, was taken to another hospital for treatment of his gunshot wounds and is expected to survive. He is charged with burglary, two counts of aggravated assault and one count of criminal trespass. Additional charges are likely, authorities said.
The neighbors who helped will not be charged.
“No names are being released at this time due to both the ongoing investigation and the nature of the injuries of the victim,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release, adding that more information will be released later.
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