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1 dead in double shooting in southwest Atlanta, police say

A second man was transported to the hospital

ATLANTA — Police are investigating the circumstances around a double shooting that left one man dead and a second in the hospital Monday afternoon. 

At around 1:34 p.m., police responded to the location off Hapeville Road in southwest Atlanta. 

Atlanta Police say they located the two men shot -- one with a gunshot wound to his hip and hand -- and the other to his upper chest area. 

The man shot in the hip was alert, conscious and breathing. He was transported to an area hospital. The man shot in the chest was pronounced dead on scene. 

Investigators are piecing together what led to the shooting. 

Return to 11Alive.com for updates on this developing story.


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