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Man hospitalized following shooting in southeast Atlanta

Here's what we know

ATLANTA — A shooting in southeast Atlanta has sent a 62-year-old man to the hospital, as police work to figure out what led up to the incident and who's responsible.

As of now, Atlanta Police said the incident involved two cars, both of which were hit by gunfire.

Officers added that the shooting unfolded after midnight, with the 62-year-old shot at the intersection of Jonesboro Road and Lakewood Avenue. His car ended up crashing into the sidewalk.

According to police, the man initially told them he was driving on Lakewood Avenue when he heard multiple gunshots. At that moment, he started to feel faint and ended up crashing into a light pole at the intersection.

The man was then taken to the hospital in stable condition, according to police.

They said the other driver was hit with gunfire and drove away from the scene out of fear. However, they said she ultimately came back and was uninjured.

The bullet passed through her driver window and out her passenger window, according to police.

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That driver also told 11Alive she heard the gunshots before they hit her vehicle and she didn't see where they came from.

Police also stated several other vehicles in the area were found to be damaged by gunshots; however, no other injuries were reported.

Authorities have not said whether they have a suspect or motive but they're asking anyone with information to contact them.

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