Man shot multiple times while leaving Atlanta movie theater in Buckhead

A man was shot multiple times as he left a Buckhead movie theater early Friday, officials said.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered a 26-year-old who had been shot several times in the Phipps Plaza parking lot just before 2 a.m., Atlanta police said.

The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and was described as stable, according to Channel 2 Action News. Two men became engaged in a conflict that resulted in the shots being fired, the news station reported.

An investigation is ongoing.

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