Man shot while confronting car break-in suspects in Sweet Auburn

Police said the man was shot after approaching a group of people breaking into his car.

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Police said the man was shot after approaching a group of people breaking into his car.

A man was shot multiple times early Friday while confronting a group of people breaking into his car in Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn neighborhood, police said.

Officers responded to the shooting on William Holmes Borders Sr. Drive about 12:30 a.m., Atlanta police spokesman Officer Steve Avery said.

They arrived to find 33-year-old Ellery Clowers with gunshot wounds. According to police, he was shot after approaching the group of break-in suspects, who fled the scene in a white Dodge Charger.

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Clowers was taken to the hospital and is stable, according to police. No additional information was released.

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