17-year-old among 3 killed in ‘targeted’ shootout, Atlanta police say

ATLANTA — Police are investigating after a shooting in southwest Atlanta left three people dead.

Officers were called to Evans Street near several businesses around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

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Investigators say they found three men who had been shot. Two of them were dead and a third was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital where he also died.

They say the three men were the only ones involved in the shooting.

One of the men was 17 years old, another was in his early 20s and the third was in his late 30s. Their identities have not been released.

Investigators say that one of the men walked up to the two others and began shooting at them. One of the others returned fire.


Police say they are not searching for any suspects.

Surveillance cameras captured the shooting, so police believe they know what happened.

There is no word on possible motives.

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