DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The man wanted in connection with a shooting that left a woman and her young son injured during a home invasion is in custody.

DeKalb County Police arrested 34-year-old Damien Armstead. He was found in a wooded area near an apartment complex in Clarkson, Georgia.

On August 27, authorities said he forced his way into a home on Citrus Court in Decatur. Around 5:30 a.m., police said they were called to the scene and found a woman and a young boy with multiple gunshot wounds.

Two other children were inside the home when the shooting happened.

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Armstead is charged with with two counts of aggravated assault, three counts of felony cruelty to a child, home invasion, aggravated battery, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

With assistance from DeKalb Police Helicopter Unit, Clarkson Police and Field Deputies, Armstead was arrested and taken to the DeKalb County Jail.

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