Disagreement between cousins leads to shooting, Atlanta police say

ATLANTA — An argument between two cousins led to one of them being shot, Atlanta Police say.

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Police responded to the 1700 block of South Olympian Way in Southwest Atlanta to a person shot call. When they arrived, they learned a dispute occurred between the victims and suspect inside the home who appear to be cousins.

The victim was conscious and taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound.


According to police, the suspect, Otis Barron shot his cousin as a result of the dispute and fired a shot at an additional person inside the home, but they were uninjured.

Charges are pending against Barron, police said.

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