Electrician shoots burglar, one of three shot during robbery at vacant home in Atlanta.

Police said two electricians were lured to a vacant house…

Police said two electricians were lured to a vacant house in south Fulton County and shot Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened just after noon Thursday on Surrey Trail in Atlanta.

Fulton County police told CBS Atlanta that a man called two electricians from two different companies to the home. When the first electrician arrived, the suspects robbed him, then shot him in the leg.

Police say a short time later, the second electrician arrived.

“The second electrician to arrive on the scene did not know the first electrician was in trouble,” said Fulton County Police Cpl. Kay Lester.

The suspects then shot the second electrician in the leg. That’s when the electrician pulled out a gun and shot the suspect in the head, according to investigators.

The alleged robber was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

“I’m just glad that the electrician had a weapon. He retaliated against him so they wouldn’t think about doing it again to no one else,” said May Youmans, who saw all the police commotion.

Other neighbors also commended the electrician was his quick thinking.

“I think the state made it legal for civilians to carry weapons now because there are just too many robberies going on,” said Clarence Martin, a neighbor. “You don’t want to be a victim.”

Police said there may be a second suspect with a bullet wound. He fled on foot.

Read the rest of the story at CBSAtlanta.com.

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  • Terence

    The police definitely cant protect you, on average it takes them 45 minutes to get to you in Memphis. Of course you have to call the “Non Emergency” number if its not a shooting. I carry now and am glad that I dont have to be a victim when I am out with my wife and some dum punks like these want to make a bad day for you…

  • Ray

    I just found out today about the whole thing. The first electrician on the scene was my weightlifting partner and he went AWOL for a week. I called today and his wife broke me the news. They got 60$ and an ATM card off him, punks.

  • Kyle

    Quick thinking to to guy who was loaded, We all need to carry a weapon of some sort because the world we live in now is brutal. The people that serve our country and our police men and woman are all underpaid as it is. If we all can stand together the criminals would have no chance at all. But we face one problem our goverment does not want us to bear arms, to me that is my god given right to carry. so americans lets stick together and let the criminals know that we will not let them win

  • KEITH

    TWO BAD BOTH JERK OFFS DIDN’T END UP CRITICAL WAY TO GO GOOD GUYS, EVERY ONE SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO CARRY AND DEFEND, TELL DAILY IN CHICAGO TO WAKEUP WITH ALL THE CROOKS CARRYING AND INNOCENT PEOPLE DYING!