1 critically injured in double shooting near Atlanta gas station

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are trying to figure out what sparked a shooting that sent two people to the hospital early Thursday morning.

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Police were called out to the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW just after 5:30 a.m. for a report of two people shot. The address is the parking lot of a Chevron gas station at the intersection of MLK and Peyton Road.

Police told Channel 2 Action News reporter Kristen Holloway one man was found in an SUV parked in the lot with a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to Grady Hospital in critical condition.

Police said the other victim was in stable condition and was also transported to Grady.


Atlanta police don’t have any description on potential suspects at this time as the investigation continues.

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