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Report: SW Atlanta homeowner shoots, kills suspected robber

A homeowner shot and killed a suspected robber early Sunday morning in southwest Atlanta, Channel 2 Action News is reporting.

Police said they received a report of a robbery and person shot at a home on Howell Terrace at about 3 a.m.

A man was at his home on the 200 block of Howell Terrace when two men tried to break in, according to Channel 2. Police told Channel 2 he fought back, overpowering one of the suspects and shooting him multiple times. A handgun was found at the scene.

One of the suspects was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital hours later, police said. It’s unclear what happened to the second suspect.

No further information was immediately available.

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