2 shot after trying to break up a fight in Buckhead, police say
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - UPDATE: Two people who tried to break up a fight that they witnessed near a Trader Joe’s parking lot in Buckhead were injured after being shot, Atlanta police said.
Police are still searching for the shooter who they say ran away after the incident. One victim was shot in the leg and one victim was shot in his stomach. The current extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
ORIGINAL STORY: Police are investigating after a fight escalated to a shooting in the Trader Joe’s parking lot in Buckhead early Sunday morning.
Officers responded to the 3100 block of Peachtree Road around 2:53 a.m.
According to Cpt. Christian Hunt, both shooting victims had non-life threatening injuries. The identities of the two shooting victims are unknown. The current extent of the shooting victim’s injuries is also unknown at this time.
Police say several people were fighting in the parking lot and someone pulled out a gun and started shooting.
Police are still searching for the shooter.
The shooting remains under investigation.
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