Clayton County police have charged three people in a reported home invasion that resulted in the discovery of a credit-card-fraud processing scam, said officials.
Sgt. Otis Willis, III, said, Thursday, that Andre Elijah Shiver, 18, and an unidentified man burst into a home on Betony Wood Trail, near Jonesboro, early Wednesday morning.
During a struggle with the tenant, Shiver was shot in the head, said police. He is still in the hospital.
The tenant, Marcus Lively, 43, was shot in the hand. The second suspect fled and has not been identified.
When police responded to the shooting, they discovered several credit-card-processing work stations, safes, jewelry, several luxury cars and about $200,000 in cash.
Willis said officers called in the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Revenue to investigate the findings.
Willis said the home invasion and shooting took place specifically because of criminal activity inside the house.
Police charged Shiver with aggravated assault, aggravated battery and burglary. Lively faces charges of criminal possession of financial-transaction, car-forgery devices, forgery in the second degree, false name and date of birth.
Another resident of the house, Ednecdia Sutina Johnson, 46, is charged with criminal possession of financial-transaction, car-forgery devices, forgery in the second degree, and false statements.