Dispute between two people ‘who appear to be cousins’ led to shooting

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Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 1:37 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - An investigation is underway after a dispute between two people “who appear to be cousins’ led to a shooting in southwest Atlanta on Saturday evening.

According to Atlanta police officials, officers responded to the 1700 block of South Olympian Way SW after reports of a person shot around 11 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located a man with a gunshot wound. According to investigators, the “suspect shot the victim” as a result of the dispute.

The victim, who has not been identified, was rushed to an area hospital. The current extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown at this time.

A man identified as Otis Barron was identified as the person wanted in connection to the shooting. Officials confirmed that charges are pending.