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Man beaten in DeKalb home invasion

Man beaten in DeKalb home invasion

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- DeKalb County Police are looking for at least three suspects in an overnight home invasion that put a man in the hospital.

It happened at around 1 a.m. Wednesday at a house in the 5200 block of Mainstreet Park Drive near Martin Road.

Police said a man and woman were home when they heard three men yell, "Police!" at the back door. The suspects shot through the door to get inside the house. They beat up the male victim, ransacked the couple's bedroom and left.

The male victim drove himself to DeKalb Medical Center, where he was treated for an injury to his left eye, according to police.

No suspects have been named in this case.

Man arrested in DeKalb triple shooting

Man arrested in DeKalb triple shooting

LITHONIA, Ga. -- DeKalb County Police have arrested a man in connection with a triple shooting last week.

Johnie Oliver, 21, was charged with murder and aggravated assault in the incident, which killed one man and injured a woman and another man.

It happened June 27 on Swift Creek Drive near South Deshon Road in Lithonia. Police were made aware of the shooting when the victims showed up outside the emergency room at DeKalb Medical Hillandale.

Investigators said Oliver approached the victims' car and got into an argument with one of the occupants. He then shot into the car. Two windows were shattered by gunfire.

A 21-year-old female victim was struck in the leg. She was able to drive the other two to DeKalb Medical.

Man shot during home invasion in DeKalb

Man shot during home invasion in DeKalb

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A man was shot during a home invasion in the 3200 block of Panola Road Tuesday night.

DeKalb County Police said the 25-year-old victim was shot multiple times and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he is in stable condition Wednesday afternoon. His name was not released.

Investigators have not yet identified a suspect or made any arrests.

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Man fatally shot in Gwinnett

Man fatally shot in Gwinnett

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A 35-year-old man was shot to death in Gwinnett County Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened at around 1 a.m. in the 4400 block of Haynes Circle SE in Snellville.

Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Edwin Ritter said the victim, Antonio Macklin, was shot after a disagreement and was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses told police Macklin was a well-known drug dealer in the area and said they believe robbery was the motive for the shooting.

The suspects were described as two or three men wearing dark camouflage. They ran from the home after shooting Macklin.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Gwinnett County Police at 770-513-5300.

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Suspect arrested in 2012 murder

Suspect arrested in 2012 murder


STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- Stone Mountain Police have made an arrest in a 2-year-old murder case.

Quincy Rashad Pinkey, 21, is accused of shooting 34-year-old Darius Grays to death at the Lakes at Stone Mountain apartment complex on Aug. 31, 2012.

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Stone Mountain Police Officer Bob Hillis said Grays died of a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Pinkey will make his first appearance in Stone Mountain Municipal Court Friday afternoon.


Principal arrested in GBI child sex sting

Principal arrested in GBI child sex sting

DECATUR, Ga. -- An elementary school principal is among 14 people the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested in a sting operation targeting suspected child predators.

Dr. John McGill, principal of Mt. Carmel Elementary in Douglasville, is being held in the DeKalb County Jail.  He has been suspended from his position. He is due in court for his first appearance Tuesday.

11Alive's Blayne Alexander reports that the Douglas County School System superintendent announced on Monday that Dr. Sandra Williams will serve as interim principal of the school effective March 10. Williams is a retired former principal of the school. The central office will handle administrative duties until Williams arrives.

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Man shot by Stone Mountain police officer

Man shot by Stone Mountain police officer

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A suspect was shot multiple times by a Stone Mountain police officer Sunday evening.

The shooting happened at around 8 p.m. at the intersection of Ridge Forest Circle and Ridge Avenue.

Brian Whidby, Special Agent in Charge with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, said the suspect suffered non-life-threatening injuries, while the police officer was not hurt. No names were provided. The officer will be placed on administrative leave.

Whidby said the GBI was called in to help Stone Mountain Police investigate the shooting. Officials are not yet releasing any more details.

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