• 1 killed in Clayton County motel shooting

    By: Raisa Habersham | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - One person was shot and killed Friday night outside a motel in Jonesboro, Clayton County police said. 

    The shooting occurred at the Woods Motel on Main Street, Clayton County police Sgt. Ashanti Marbury said in a statement. 

    “It appears that the victim and suspect were involved in a brief verbal altercation,” Marbury said. “A short time later, (the suspect) fired at least one shot, which struck the victim.”

    The victim died at the scene.

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