Argument among 20 people results in deadly shooting

Argument among 20 people results in deadly shooting

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A man was shot to death early Saturday in Covington, police said.
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  • A 22-year-old man died in Covington, police said.
  • Another man suffered gunshot wounds.
  • No charges have been filed.

One man is dead and another injured after they were shot multiple times early Saturday after an argument among several people in Covington, police said.

The argument erupted among about 20 people gathered at the intersection of Chaney Drive and Puckett Street, Covington police spokesman Allan Seebaran said in an emailed statement. Shots were fired as a result.

When officers arrived about 2:30 a.m., they found Trayvond Bernard Ball, 22, of Covington, on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. Ball died at the scene, although officers and medical crews treated him.

Later, another man arrived at Piedmont Newton Hospital with gunshot wounds, Seebaran said. Doylmarrian S. Hardeman, 33, was moved to a trauma center in Atlanta. He wasn’t at the scene of the argument when officers arrived.

Police are investigating the case. No charges have been filed, and officers are seeking more information from eyewitnesses.

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