Gwinnett County police are investigating a Thursday morning home invasion in unincorporated Norcross, where one suspect was shot by the homeowner.
The incident happened about 11 a.m. at the 4700 block of Greenway Road. At the time, according to a press release, the homeowner
called 911 and told dispatchers that two, black men were attempted to break in.
The press release continues with this statement:
"A few minutes later, while the
homeowner was still on the phone with 911, one of the suspects gained
entry into the home by forcing a window open. The homeowner
retrieved a handgun and fired at the suspect, striking him.
suspects retreated to a black passenger car and fled the scene. They
were gone by the time officers arrived. The homeowner was not injured
and is not facing charges at this time."
Around 11:30 a.m., a man matching the description of one of the suspects arrived at the Gwinnett Medical Center in Duluth with a gunshot wound. He was later identified as 22-year-old Tajh Guillont, police said.
suspect was taken to surgery in serious condition and will remain under guard," the press release stated. "His condition is not known at this time."
A second suspect was seen dropping Guillont off at the hospital, but he fled in a black vehicle before police arrive, according to the Gwinnett County police. Duluth
Police located the car in an apartment complex nearby.
against Guillont have not yet been filed.
And, the second suspect has not been located or identified. See attached surveillance
photos of the suspect.
encountering this suspect should call 911. Anyone
with information is asked to call GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).