Georgia homeowner shoots, kills machete-wielding intruder: cops

A Georgia homeowner fatally shot a machete-wielding intruder early Thursday morning, according to a report.

Investigators believe the unidentified suspect lived next door in Doraville, a small town northeast of Atlanta., WSB-AM reported.

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The homeowner shot the suspect around 5:30 a.m. when he allegedly caught the man breaking one of his windows.

The suspect was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Dekalb County police said they were also called to the neighborhood a few hours before the incident because of an unconfirmed report that a man was screaming “at the top of his lungs." They weren’t sure if the incidents were related, according to WSB.