• 3 dead in shooting outside Atlanta mall

    By: Steve Gehlbach

    Updated:

    ATLANTA - Two men in their late 20s were shot dead early Sunday morning outside a Checkers Drive-In restaurant near Greenbriar Mall in Atlanta.

    Ahmad Johnson, 27, of East Point, and Rickie Burke, 28, of Atlanta, died on the scene, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

    David Worrell, 22, was in critical condition after being shot, and later died at Grady Memorial Hospital.

    A fourth man might have been shot and may have driven himself to a nearby hospital.

    Atlanta police told Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach that the shooting took place at about 3:30 a.m. at the Checkers at 2841 Greenbriar Parkway in Atlanta.

    Drugs were discovered at the scene, according to police.

    A witness told Gehlbach that he heard as many as 30 shots fired.

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