Shooting investigation underway in DeKalb County

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Published: Nov. 24, 2022 at 2:31 PM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - An investigation is underway after police in Dekalb County say a person was shot late Thursday morning.

According to DeKalb County police officials, officers responded to Candler Road near the Eastwyck Road intersection after reports of a person who was shot around 11:46 a.m.

Upon arrival, “officers located a man in his 30s with an apparent gunshot wound lying in the middle of a parking lot.”

He was rushed to an area hospital. The current extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.

According to witnesses, “the victim was exchanging gunfire with the suspect prior to his collapse.”

This remains an active investigation. Stay with Atlanta News First for updates as they come into our newsroom.