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Shooting in parking lot kills 1, injures 3

A man was killed and at least three other people were injured early Wednesday when gunfire broke out in the parking lot of a restaurant and lounge, Clayton County police said.

About 1:40 a.m., officers found an unresponsive 25-year-old man outside the IceBar Lounge and Restaurant on West Fayetteville Road, Sgt. Ashanti Marbury said.

Police learned other people with gunshot wounds had taken themselves to hospitals before officers arrived, according to Marbury. At least three people had what 

appear to be injuries that were not considered life threatening.

No identities were released.

The shooting stemmed from a verbal altercation that turned physical inside the restaurant, according to police.

“After being involved in a physical altercation inside of the location,” Marbury said, “several of the involved parties went out into the parking lot and shortly thereafter, several shots were fired.”

No suspect has been identified. Police are trying to determine how many people fired guns during the incident.

Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting crimestoppersatlanta.org.

In other news:

Sandy Springs police said someone killed Kay Thomasson, 71, last Wednesday in her home a few miles away from where the car was found in Chamblee.

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