Woman finds two teens in her home, grabs her gun

When a DeKalb County woman returned home early Tuesday to find two teenagers in her home, she knew she needed to protect herself.

She grabbed her gun.

The woman, who asked not to be identified, told Channel 2 Action News she walked into her Tucker home as one teen ran out the back door and the other tackled her to the ground.

“Me and the bigger boy, we tussled and fell out the door together,” the woman told Channel 2.

The woman fired several shots toward the teens, but no one was injured, according to police. A neighbor’s security camera captured the teens, and the woman was able to lead police to the suspects.

DeKalb County police arrested a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, whose names were not released.

“They were skipping school today,” Capt. Stephen Fore said.