Man Fights Off Thieves During Home Invasion

A south Fulton County homeowner had to fight his way out of his own home after a Tuesday morning home invasion, police said. Homeowner Pistol-Whipped During Home Invasion Two armed men came to the back door of a home on Elkmont Ridge and forced their way inside, according to police.“He was home watching television when two black males kicked in the door,” Fulton County police Detective Melissa Parker told Channel 2’s Darryn Moore.“We do know a struggle ensued and the victim was pistol whipped,” Parker said. The homeowner eventually fought off his attackers and went to a neighbors home to ask for help, Parker said.Paramedics took the victim to the hospital. Parker said police were working to determine if the home invasion was random or if the thieves knew their target.Officers have not said if the men stole anything from the home.