- By Lauren Foreman The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A man was injured in an early morning shootout near Sweet Auburn Grocery store in Atlanta.
Officers near 200 Auburn Ave. heard gunfire and saw a Nissan Altima and a Mercedes Benz C300 leave the area about 3:45 a.m. Monday, Atlanta police Officer Donald Hannah said.
They learned one man left the area after a fight between two groups of men and returned with others.
Gunfire erupted and those involved in the shooting sped from the area in the Nissan Altima and the Mercedes-Benz, Hannah said.
“Immediately after the shots were fired, dispatch reported that a man was laying on the sidewalk near the intersection of J. W. Dobbs and Piedmont Avenue,” Hannah said.
He had a gunshot wound to his upper back, police said.
He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
No arrests have been made.
“Our investigators are working to gather additional information in this case,” Hannah said.
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