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1 dead, 5 injured in hail of gunfire outside DeKalb smoke shop

Two of the victims are in critical condition according to police, who believe the shooting was a drive-by.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police say as many as 30 shots were fired when 1 man was killed and five people were injured in a suspected drive-by shooting that happened late Sunday night in DeKalb. 

Police on the scene said that the shooting happened around 9:40 p.m. near The Connoisseur Smoke Shop at the corner of South Hairston and Redan roads.

While many details are still limited, police said that four of the victims were men and one was a woman. 

One victim, Earl Adams, 60, later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, police said. The other five victims who were transported to a local hospital are in serious condition, but said to be stable.

Police don't yet have a description of the vehicle involved nor have they released a motive for the crime as their investigation continues.

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