1 dead, 2 in critical condition after shooting at Popeyes restaurant

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police are investigating a triple shooting in DeKalb County.

The incident happened at a Popeyes restaurant on Panola Road Monday around 9 p.m.

DeKalb police told Channel 2 Action News three people were shot and were all initially listed in critical condition. Police confirmed around 11:30 p.m. that one person died.

Detectives recovered at least three guns they found on the ground.


Whoever pulled the trigger, riddled a truck with bullets and shot out the back window.

Police have not said if the shooter was among those injured or on the run.

There are several cameras pointed towards the parking lot. Detectives hope they recorded the shooting.

Police said they will release more information later Tuesday once they identify the people involved.