Friday 7:56pm
October 31, 2014
Currently 53°F
Posted: Friday, August 22nd 2014 at 6:28am

Lilburn woman shoots suspected burglar through door

By The Associated Press
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
click to enlarge
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) Gwinnett County police say a 73-year-old woman shot through a door and wounded suspected burglar as he approached her bedroom.

Police spokesman Jake Smith said Thursday that the woman called 911 when she heard glass breaking at her back door and fired through her bedroom door when she saw a flashlight shining on the other side.

Smith says the suspect, identified as Jamie Christopher Lewis, took himself to the Eastside Medical Center and was suffering from a non-life threatening wound to his chest. Smith says a Snellville Police officer called Gwinnett County police when he noticed the man had been shot.

Lewis is charged with burglary.
Associated Categories: Homepage, Local/State News

© Copyright 2014 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.


  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
0.100367
icon
53°F
Gainesville, GA 30501
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: NW 13 mph
Dew point: 40°F