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FedEx truck driver takes shooting victims to hospital, police say

Four people were injured in the shooting.

ATLANTA — A FedEx truck driver is being credited with helping several people injured in a shooting Monday evening.

According to Atlanta Police, officers were called to Hardee Street NE around 6 p.m. When they arrived, they were told several people were shot.

Before police arrived at the scene, three victims flagged down a FedEx truck.

"He escorted them to the Grady Hospital," said APD Senior Officer Tasheena Brown

A fourth person injured went to the hospital in the private vehicle.

“We’ve learned that it’s possibly the result of a drug transaction gone wrong," she said. 

11Alive reached out to FedEx about the incident. Below is the company's statement:

“First and foremost, our thoughts remain focused on the well-being of those involved in this incident. FedEx Ground commends the quick action taken by this service provider employee and is proud of the many contributions that our team members and vendors make to our communities every day.”

The investigation is ongoing.


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