A 7-year-old boy was killed Thursday in a home invasion in southwest Georgia, authorities said.
The boy was found inside the home by his mother, who was inside and had taken his handbag, officials said.
The mother had no injuries, according to Gwinnett County Police Department.
The incident happened just before 10:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Loomis Lane, authorities told WSB-TV.
The girl was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
The boy’s name was not immediately released.