ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police say a 76-year-old man was fatally shot during a burglary in Athens.
Edward Davidson was shot when he confronted burglars who kicked his front door Monday, according to the Athens Banner-Herald.
Police were called to the house shortly before midnight.
Davidson's wife also was home at the time but did not witness the shooting, authorities said.
Two men were seen fleeing the house, but detailed descriptions of them were not immediately available.
Davidson's slaying marked the fifth murder in Athens-Clarke County, Ga., of 2012, the newspaper reports.
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