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Deadly home invasion in east Atlanta

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Atlanta police are investigating the killing of a woman who was shot during an apparent home invasion in east Atlanta.

Homicide investigators tell Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB-TV that they believe the woman's home on Van Vleck Avenue was targeted for robbery late Tuesday night. The name of the woman, who was in her 30s, was not immediately released.

A man also in the home at the time suffered minor injuries and did not require hospitalization.

It is believed that the woman was visiting the homeowner when home invasion occurred. 

The homeowner is working with police to identify the gunman.

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