Home invasion suspect killed in gunfight at DeKalb apartment complex

A home invasion robbery suspect died overnight when he jumped out a second-floor apartment window, apparently after his intended victims opened fire on the alleged intruders.

The incident happened at an apartment complex on Lancashire Circle near Stone Mountain.

Channel 2 Action News reported that a couple with two small children live in the apartment, and exchanged gunfire with the suspects.

One of the suspects jumped out a second-story window to escape the gunfire, and hit a tree before falling to the ground and dying, according to Channel 2.

A second suspect was found several miles away in the parking lot of a shopping center on East Park Place in Gwinnett County, and was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.

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