Atlanta

Man shot at gas station after winning “significant” money from gambling machine, police say

ATLANTA — A man was playing a gambling machine at a gas station before being shot multiple times on Tuesday when someone tried to rob him, police said.

The shooting happened just after midnight at a Citgo station in West Atlanta.

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According to police. the shooting victim was conscious and breathing and was hospitalized.

The victim had just won a significant amount of money from the machine the previous day, according to police.

The suspect ran away after the shooting, police said.

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The victim hasn’t been identified. His current condition is unclear. It’s unclear if police have identified a suspect.

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