1 injured at Crescent Ridge Court home


Crescent Ridge Court shooting investigation

A heavy police presence has been seen at a home on Crescent Ridge Court in DeKalb County.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A man’s attempt to steal a car ended with him hospitalized after one of his accomplices accidentally shot him, DeKalb County police say.

The shooting happened early Thursday morning at a home on the 5900 block of Crescent Ridge Court.

Several DeKalb County police vehicles lined the road as officers searched the very active scene throughout the morning.

Investigators say the man and three other people were trying to steal a car when the vehicle’s owner came out and confronted them. 

According to the police, one of the other suspected thieves shot at the homeowner but ended up shooting the man instead.

FOX 5 cameras saw investigators going in and out of a home in the neighborhood and examining a nearby vehicle.

Medics transported the man to a nearby hospital. His condition is not known at this time.

Investigators have not released the identity of anyone involved in the shooting or if they plan to file charges.

If you have any information that could help with the investigation, contact the DeKalb County Police Department.

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