ATLANTA — A teenage girl is recovering after she was shot by her friend’s ex-boyfriend on Tuesday night, police say.
Officers say they were flagged down by a pair of teenage girls on Northside Drive at 11:30 p.m.
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Investigators say the 16-year-old and 19-year-old girls were sitting in the car along Metropolitan Pkwy. SW near Pegg Road when the 19-year-old’s ex-boyfriend came up to the car and began shooting at them.
The 16-year-old was injured during the shooting. She was taken to the hospital and is stable.
After the suspect opened fire, the teens sped off and found officers along Northside Drive.
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Police have not released the suspect’s identity and have not clarified if he has been arrested.
Detectives say their investigation is ongoing.
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