1 dead, 1 injured in drive-by shooting outside gas station; 3 shooters on the run, police say

ATLANTA — One man is dead and another is injured after a double shooting at a busy gas station in southeast Atlanta Thursday morning.

Police said the shootings happened on the 3000 block of Jonesboro Road around 10:30 a.m.

Channel 2 Action News was the first local television station to bring you a report live from the scene on Channel 2 Action News at Noon on Thursday.

Police said three men in a red four-door sedan drove up and started shooting at the Pure gas station in what police said they believe was a targeted attack.

Surveillance video released by police shows three men dressed in all black with face masks on get out of the car and start shooting. Two of the men appear to have handguns and one appears to have an assault-style rifle. The entire shooting is over in under 30 seconds.


Police are still searching for the shooters.

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The victim who died is between 18 and 25 years old, police said. The other victim is between 35 and 50 years old and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.

The victim’s identifies have not been released.

Channel 2′s Elizabeth Rawlins was at the gas station Thursday, where she talked to the owner. He didn’t want to go on camera, but said that the man who was killed was just 21 years old and a regular customer of the store.

Police are still working to identify the suspects and are asking anyone who witnessed the shooting to call them.