One dead, another shot in violent Decatur shootout

DECATUR, Ga – One man was killed and another shot in the foot after a violent encounter in an unincorporated Decatur apartment complex.

DeKalb police said a group of individuals got into an argument which escalated into a shootout with high-powered rifles.

The incident happened at the Decatur Garden Complex on Glenwood Drive, a complex that was previously known as Peachcrest Garden Apartments.

Police said a shotgun was also used in the incident, as well as some smaller caliber handguns.

Numerous bullet casings were spread along the grounds of two separate apartment buildings.

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