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Bystander injured in shooting at Atlanta gas station

The bystander was shot in his arm and side, according to Atlanta police.
The bystander was shot in his arm and side, according to Atlanta police.

A bystander was injured after gunfire erupted Sunday at a northwest Atlanta gas station, according to police.

Officers were sent to the Chevron in the 1700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive shortly before 8 p.m., Atlanta police spokesman Officer Steve Avery said.

They found the bystander with gunshot wounds to his arm and side. Investigators said he was at the gas station when “several” men got into a fight and started shooting at each other. The exact number of people involved is not known.

The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he is stable. His name was not released.

It is not clear what led to the dispute or who fired the shots. An investigation is ongoing.

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