Police: 5 shot in Atlanta incidents within 6 hours as Memorial Day weekend begins

A total of five people have been shot in separate incidents across Atlanta as Memorial Day weekend begins.

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A total of five people have been shot in separate incidents across Atlanta as Memorial Day weekend begins.

4 others injured in two shootings Wednesday and Thursday.

Four separate incidents have left five people injured from gunshot wounds as Memorial Day weekend begins.

Around 10:45 p.m. Friday, Atlanta police responded to two different calls, both regarding people suffering gunshot wounds.

Police officers responded to the 1900 block of Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in northwest Atlanta after receiving a call of a woman shot. When police arrived, they found the injured woman inside a car, according to the Atlanta Police Department. Investigators found the woman was in a dispute with a man she knew when shots were fired.

At the same time Friday night, other officers responded to the 4000 block of Ester Drive in west Atlanta after receiving a call that a man was shot. In this case, a domestic dispute escalated to gunfire, leaving a man injured, police said.

Later Friday night, around 11:30 p.m., Atlanta police responded to the Butler Recreation Center and found two women shot. Investigators determined that the shooting resulted from a dispute between the victims and a group of men.

Around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, officers arrived in the 2200 block of Niskey Lake Road. There, police found a man with a gunshot wound but did not release any information about the circumstances of the shooting.

All victims were taken to the hospital. Police have not announced any arrests.

Two other shootings occurred just before the weekend started. Two men and a woman were shot following a dispute between the victims and the suspects Wednesday night on the 600 block of Windsor Street, according to police.

The second pre-weekend shooting happened around noon on Thursday. Police arrived at the 300 block of Thomasville Boulevard, where they found an injured man.

All cases remain under investigation.

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