Dekalb County/Atlanta – Just before 7:00 am, Friday, 12/12/14, officers Devon Perry and Tony Luong were among several responding to a 911 call about a home invasion armed robbery in Colony Ridge near Glenwood Road and Austin Drive.

When the two officers arrived on the scene two gunman emerged from the residence, saw the officers, then opened fire without hesitation.

At least one gunman was firing a fully automatic AK-47 assault rifle. One of the bullets struck Perry, a four year veteran, in his leg. Luong took a bullet in his thigh. It was a face to face shootout between the police officers and the home invasion perpetrators.

The police shot one man who remains in critical condition. The second gunman was also shot and wounded. He escaped the scene but was later captured with the assistance of a police dog after a four hour manhunt.

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