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One dead, one injured in shooting outside of high school graduation near Atlanta

Posted at 10:35 PM, May 18, 2018

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting following a high school graduation ceremony near Atlanta on Friday night.

The shooting took place in the parking lot outside of the Clayton County Performing Arts Center in Jonesboro. Many people were leaving following the Perry Learning Center graduation ceremony.



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Police say that an argument broke out in the parking lot, which led to two individuals being shot. WSB-TV is reporting two women were shot, one in the leg, another multiple times in the chest. One person is reportedly deceased. 

Initial reports indicate that the victims are not students.

Police have not indicated whether or not the shooter is in custody.