Homicide detectives are investigating a deadly home invasion in Cobb County.
Marietta police said a 911 call came in from the 90 block of Griggs Street around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, it was a woman saying someone was breaking into her house, and that she had shot and killed him.
The woman identified as Shaquita Green said she doesn’t know who barged into her home in the middle of the night, but she said he was armed and threatened to kill her three children.
Green said the man, who was later identified as Keandre Funches, 27, kept asking for her husband, who wasn’t home, and after forcing the family to the back of the house, she was able to get her gun and open fire.
Police later identified another suspect, who brought the home intruder into the neighborhood, as Javarian Mitchell.
Mitchell has been taken into custody and has been charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, false imprisonment, cruelty to children and felony murder.