2 shot at northwest Atlanta recording studio

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It happened at Uptown Studios in northwest Atlanta early Thursday morning.

Two men are in the hospital after being shot in a northwest Atlanta recording studio Thursday.

The shooting happened at Uptown Studios in the 600 block of Antone Street about 2 a.m., police told AJC.com.

The stretch of road is popularly called “Studio Row,” as several studios are next to each other there, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Police were sent to the studio after receiving a call of a person shot, according to Atlanta police spokesman Officer Jarius Daugherty. When officers arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds to the leg and arm, he said.

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Police were on the scene of a shooting at a recording studio in northwest Atlanta. 

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Police were on the scene of a shooting at a recording studio in northwest Atlanta. 
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Police were on the scene of a shooting at a recording studio in northwest Atlanta. 

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

“A short time later, officers received a call of a second adult male shot at the same location,” Daugherty said.

That man had gone to a gas station on Howell Mill Road, according to police.

Both of the victims, who are in their 20s, were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in fair condition.

Police said what led to the shooting is unclear.

“We’re waiting to get into the surveillance cameras here that should tell us the story of what took place,” police spokesman Capt. William Ricker told Channel 2. “Most of the people at the location were in sealed rooms so they didn’t hear anything that was going on outside.”

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One man was shot in the back and another was shot in the leg and arm.

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

One man was shot in the back and another was shot in the leg and arm.
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One man was shot in the back and another was shot in the leg and arm.

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

According to a police incident report obtained by AJC.com, rapper Waka Flocka Flame was at the studio during the shooting and was uninjured.

In a statement, Uptown Studios officials said they believe the attack was targeted, “an isolated incident, something we have never experienced before.

“In the nearly 20 year existence of Studio Row, we and our neighbors have placed a priority on keeping the neighborhood safe.”

The studio said it is cooperating with Atlanta police and will increase security to ensure the safety of its clients and team.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

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