Atlanta, Georgia 2021-07-25 07:57:00 –
Atlanta (CBS46)-GBI is investigating a deadly shooting that killed one person and injured another during a block party, with about 800-1,000 people participating, investigators said.
The rally took place around 2 am on Sunday near James Jackson Parkway and Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in northwestern Atlanta.
Atlanta police told CBS46 reporter Barmel Lions that police were patrolling the area when they encountered a shootout between the two.
As a result, police were able to fire weapons, secure the scene, and provide assistance to those in need, police say.
According to officials, the person who was shot dead was sentenced to death at the scene. It is unknown at this time who shot and killed the victim.
The injured were taken to the hospital for treatment and their condition is unknown.
Police will find some guns on the scene and dispose of all weapons, officials said.
Community members come to the area early Sunday morning to help pick up the trash left over from the rally.
See CBS46 News for more information.
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