• Carjacker shoots man while helping ill girlfriend

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    ATLANTA, Ga. - Police are looking for a carjacker who shot a man trying to help his ill girlfriend near Hollywood Road in northwest Atlanta.
     
    Atlanta police said the victim and his girlfriend had just left a date. The couple was in separate vehicles. The woman pulled over because she was not feeling well.
     
    When the victim walked up to his girlfriend’s car, the carjacker approached him with a gun.
     
    “The perpetrator snuck up behind him, demanded his car keys, his cellphone and some money, and the victim advised him it was all in his car,” said Atlanta Police Capt. Jack Snowden.
     
    The carjacker shot the victim in the leg and took off in the victim's Cadillac Escalade.
     
    Police are looking for the carjacker.


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