ATLANTA — Police are responding to the second deadly shooting near the burned out Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks died in just 24 hours.
Last night, an 8-year-old was killed after an armed group of men shot into the car she was riding in as the driver tried to turn around.
On Sunday night around 7:30 p.m., officers responded to 1192 Pryor Street, next door to the Wendy’s, and found two people who appeared to have been shot.
A third victim arrived at Grady hospital a short time later.
Police said a 53-year-old man was dead at the scene. A second victim appeared to have been grazed by a bullet and was stable. The third victim was taken to the hospital by private vehicle. That person’s condition is unclear.
Channel 2′s Michael Seiden went to the scene to talk to police.
“The preliminary investigation indicates there was an exchange of gunfire between at least two people, resulting in three victims being struck,” police said.
Video at the scene appears to show a man being detained. It’s not clear if he was involved in the shooting.
Just an hour before this shooting occurred, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms appeared with the family of Secoriea Turner, the child killed last night, and said demonstrators at the Wendy’s would be cleared out.
Armed demonstrators have been occupying the Wendy’s since Brooks’ death.
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