Man shot while he slept in home near Atlanta

The Associated PressJuly 14, 2014 

— Police in Atlanta's northeastern suburbs are searching for suspects after a man was shot in the back while he slept inside a home.

WAGA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1rloZuL ) that the gunfire happened around midnight Sunday on Trotters Pointe Drive in Snellville.

A woman called authorities to report the shooting that wounded her fiancé. He was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition wasn't immediately known.

Police say it appears that the suspects got out of a truck and then opened fire at the home. Authorities describe the vehicle as a dark-colored, four-door-style pickup truck, possibly black or maroon.

Information from: WAGA-TV, http://www.myfoxatlanta.com

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