Siblings Injured in North Forsyth Crash, Officer Involved Shooting in DeKalb

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Siblings Injured in North Forsyth Crash - Cumming Patch

A brother and sister were both injured Friday afternoon following a single-vehicle crash in north Forsyth County, according to authorities.

Sgt. Chris Shelton of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office  said the wreck happened around 12:23 p.m. on Mount Tabor Road. Visit Cumming Patch for more on this story.

Officer-Involved Shooting in Avondale Estates -   

Investigators were on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Avondale Estates on Friday night. Witnesses said a suspect got into a scuffle with an officer and the officer shot him.

Avondale Estates Chief of Police Gary Broden said it started around 5:45 p.m. when an officer spotted a vehicle speeding on Covington Highway. The driver ran the light on Kensington Road. The chief said the officer put on his lights, but the driver did not stop. Visit CBS Atlanta for more on this story.

Carrollton Man Killed in House Fire - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A 70-year-old Carrollton man was killed in an early Saturday fire, the Carroll County coroner said.

Coroner Sammy Eady said the victim, Alvin Driver, was found in the living room of his home on Foster Street in the western part of the city.Visit the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for more on this story

Burglars Caught In The Act - Tucker Patch

A pair of burglars were apprehended by DeKalb County Police in the Merry Hills neighborhood off LaVista Road in Tucker on Friday afternoon before they could do any harm.

An alert neighbor spotted two men acting suspiciously and called 911. They were caught emerging from a house and arrested. Visit Tucker Patch for more on this story. 


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