2 taken to hospital after shooting, car accident in Midtown Atlanta, police say

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police Department had an intersection blocked in Midtown early Saturday morning responding to a car accident and shooting incident in Midtown.

According to police, two people were shot at the intersection of Peachtree Street NE and Beverly Road NE.

At the scene, a Channel 2 Action News photographer saw that there were two crashed cars as well and multiple officers at the scene investigating.

Police said both shooting victims were taken to the hospital.

According to APD, the shooting remains under investigation. In terms of what happened, preliminary information from officers determined that one of the people shot crashed into a second vehicle after being shot at.

He was able to take himself to Piedmont Hospital with a graze to the head, according to APD. Neither person shot in the incident has been identified yet, and police are still working to learn more about what happened.

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