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Suspect shot after alleged break-in attempt at officer's home
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LITHONIA, Ga. -- Police have identified an officer who shot an alleged home intruder Saturday in DeKalb County. 

The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. in Lithonia. Police said the robber broke into the home of David Sutton, a six-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department.

Police said the officer opened fire on the suspect, hitting him once.

The injured suspect left the home and tried to drive himself to DeKalb Medical Center.

Officers were following him and he was taken to Grady hospital to receive treatment.

11Alive has not yet learned of the suspect's identity or condition.

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