Neither the victim nor suspect has been identified. The suspect is also a teenager, Hess said.
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About 30 minutes later, officers found another shooting victim on Rogers Street, closer to the center of town. The victim, is his 60s, told police that three people knocked on his door and tried to rob him at gunpoint.
He fled, but the assailants caught up to him and tackled him outside of Clarkston’s public library, Hess said. They shot him in the leg and stole his phone and wallet.
The victim was taken to the hospital after walking to a home on Rogers Street. On Friday morning, the victim was in critical condition at WellStar Atlanta Medical Center and was undergoing surgery, Hess said. Police are still investigating that shooting and have not made any arrests.
Investigators do not believe the shootings are connected. Police plan to increase patrols at apartment complexes around the city.
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