2 men killed in separate shootings in SE Atlanta

Two men died after they were injured in separate shootings in southeast Atlanta.

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Two men died after they were injured in separate shootings in southeast Atlanta.

Two men died Sunday evening after they were injured in separate shootings in southeast Atlanta, according to police.

The fatal incidents were among at least three shootings police investigated in that area Sunday, officials said.

The first, which was not fatal, happened in the 1300 block of Moreland Avenue just before 1 a.m., Atlanta police said in a statement. Officers said a woman was shot by a man she knew while she was sitting in a car at the location.

She was alert when she was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. An investigation is ongoing.

Later Sunday, officers were sent to the 2500 block of Jonesboro Road after a man was reported shot, Atlanta police said in a statement. When officers arrived about 7:45 p.m., they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Less than two hours later about 9:15 p.m., officers were sent to the 3600 block of Forrest Park Road, police said. Investigators found a man with at least one gunshot wound. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other details were available about the incidents. Homicide detectives are still working to determine the circumstances that led to the shootings.

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