A woman and her husband were shot early Wednesday at a park in Clayton County, police said.

Couple shot while sleeping in vehicle at park

A woman and her husband were shot early Wednesday while they slept in their car at Flat Shoals Park in Clayton County, a police spokeswoman said.

Police became aware of the situation about 2:25 a.m., when Clayton County officers met with College Park officers at a gas station in the 5000 block of Old National Highway, spokeswoman Ashanti Marbury said.

The woman, who is 39 years old, told police at the gas station that a loud bang and a burning sensation woke her up at the park, according to Marbury. She also said she realized her husband, who is 36, also was shot.

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She then drove from the park until she saw College Park officers at the gas station, which is in south Fulton County.

The woman and her husband were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The woman is in stable condition and the man is undergoing surgery, Marbury said. His condition is not known.

Their names were not released. The investigation is ongoing.

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