Woman opens fire on three home invaders, killing one

Police released surveillance video showing three armed robbers invading an Atlanta home. The robbers were surprised when an armed woman opened fire, fatally killing one of them as they made their escape.

    2016/09/26

NSFW    ATLANTA — Police have released surveillance video of an armed home invasion in Atlanta with the hopes of catching two suspects.

The video shows three armed robbers entering a home on 3500 block of Spring Drive in Gwinnett County, Georgia on the morning of Sept. 16. A woman, later identified as an owner in the restaurant and seafood industry, was conducting business with a male friend inside the house at the time.

The two were in separate rooms when the woman woke to strange noises inside the house. She grabbed her handgun and went to investigate when she encountered the three robbers and opened fired.

The three returned fire and attempted to flee the scene. On their way out, the woman managed to shoot one of the intruders in the torso, killing him. The deceased was later identified as 28-year-old Antonio Leeks.

The other two robbers fled the scene. They have have been described as black males, 6-feet tall with thin builds and facial hair. One was wearing a white baseball cap, dark-colored pants and dark-colored athletic shoes. The other had short black hair and was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored pants and black athletic shoes.

Both are considered armed and dangerous.
A woman opened fire on three armed robbers in the middle of the night on Sept. 16 in Atlanta. GWINNETT COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
A woman opened fire on three armed robbers in the middle of the night on Sept. 16 in Atlanta. GWINNETT COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
The woman managed to shoot and kill one of the robbers, while the other two remain at large. GWINNETT COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
The woman managed to shoot and kill one of the robbers, while the other two remain at large. GWINNETT COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
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