CLARKSVILLE, Ga. -- A warning shot forced a burglar to have second thoughts about his plans in Habersham County on Wednesday when the homeowner spotted him attempting to make entry.'
Habersham County deputies reported that they were called out to a home in Clarkesville, Ga. off of Wall Bridge Road when a person in the area reported hearing shots fired inside the home.
When deputies spoke with the homeowner, they learned that he saw a white male trying to make entry.
The suspect had apparently reached through a broken pane of glass in the kitchen and was attempting to unlock the door.
That's when the resident opened fire but did not strike the suspect. He fled the area but was later found at Fay Street Apartments in Cornelia, Ga. and arrested without incident, officials said.
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Brandon Lee Stephens and charged him with burglary. He is being held at the Habersham County Detention Center.