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Police: 5 teens shot; 2 carjack vehicle to get to hospital

1 year 1 month 1 week ago Monday, April 25 2022 Apr 25, 2022 April 25, 2022 9:12 AM April 25, 2022 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA - Five teenagers were shot in a fight outside a diner in downtown Atlanta, and two of them took a vehicle at gunpoint to get to a hospital, police said.

Two females and three males, between the ages of 15 and 19, were wounded late Saturday outside a Waffle House near Centennial Olympic Park, Deputy Chief Timothy Peek told reporters. Police did not know what started the fight.

Police said two of the males carjacked a vehicle from a valet parking attendant, and the other three were at the scene when officers arrived.

All five were reported in stable condition, police said.

A news release said the two who drove themselves to the hospital have been charged with carjacking.

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