MILTON, Ga. — Milton Police are investigating an incident in which a Milton homeowner shot and killed a home intruder along the 12000 block of New Providence Road.

According to the incident report, police responded to a call of a burglary at the residence around 8:40 p.m. on Feb. 29.

A city statement said the suspect, Corey Patton II, 23, of Charlotte, N.C., had made forcible entry into the home through a locked door and confronted the homeowner prior to police arrival. The homeowner discharged a handgun at Patton, shooting him several times in the torso. Patton was later pronounced dead at WellStar North Fulton Hospital.

Milton Police have not released any more details. The Herald contacted the department and was told there were no additional developments in the case since the March 2 statement

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