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Ex-boyfriend shot in the stomach after fight with ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend

It happened early Friday.

ATLANTA — A man was shot in the stomach early Friday following a fight at a location in Atlanta's Sylvan Hills neighborhood.

According to police, it happened to an ex-boyfriend who had come to his ex-girlfriend's apartment, looked inside the window and saw her with a new boyfriend.

He entered the apartment and, police said, shot at the new boyfriend.

"The new boyfriend returned fire striking the former boyfriend. The investigation is continuing," a police statement said.

Police said the ex-boyfriend then drove himself to a fire station before being taken to Grady Hospital. He was in stable condition.

The incident happened on Astor Ave. in southwest Atlanta.