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Police shoot suspect in armed home invasion in Georgia

November 7, 2018

ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say officers and deputies responding a call shot an armed suspect in Georgia.

News outlets cite a Facebook post from Ellijay police that says officers from the department and Gilmer County deputies responded to a domestic-related attempted home invasion on Tuesday night.

According to police, officers and deputies were approached by an armed suspect and multiple shots were fired. It’s unclear how many people discharged their weapons.

The suspect was hospitalized. His condition has not been released.

No officers were injured.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles confirmed that the state agency is investigating.

No identities or further details have been released.

Gilmer County is in north Georgia. A significant portion of the county contains the Chattahoochee National Forest.

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