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DORAVILLE, Ga. (CBS46) A man is dead after he was shot while allegedly trying to break into a home in Doraville early Thursday morning.

The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. at a home on the 3300 block of Northlake Trail, just feet away from Pleasantdale Elementary School.

Not many details are known about what happened but police say the suspect allegedly broke into the home and was carrying a machete before he was  shot by the homeowner. He was taken to an area hospital where he later passed away.

No identities have been released. It's unclear if charges will be filed.

Stay with CBS46 News for updates.

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