5 shootings, 6 victims in 24 hours in Atlanta, DeKalb
By MYFOXATLANTA STAFF
Police on scene of man found dead in DeKalb County Tuesday
Scene of man gunned down at Underground Atlanta Monday
The last 24 hours in metro Atlanta have been exceptionally violent, according to police reports. Since Monday afternoon, five shootings occurred in the city of Atlanta, with two in DeKalb County.
Two people were shot overnight during a card game, police said. This happened on Lee Street in southwest Atlanta. Both people were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and listed in stable condition, FOX 5 Atlanta reports.
Investigators say Barnes got into argument with another man inside the shopping area. When they went outside, police say Barnes shot the man several. Markers showed at least nine bullets were fired. Barnes remains at Fulton County Jail.
Authorities say the victim was in the rear of his home in the 3900 block of Flakes Mill Road. About 10 p.m., someone fired a gun from a nearby wood line and struck the victim. He suffered a non-life threatening injury and was taken to a local hospital for medical attention
Police have not released the victim's name.
Also in DeKalb County, a call of gunshots fired brought police to Whispering Hills Drive, near Dresden, about midnight. Officers arrived to find a man's body on the ground.