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21 Aug 2019 | 04:25 AM UTC

US: Shooting near Clark Atlanta University (Georgia state) August 20

United States of America News Alert

At least two people suffer gunshot wounds on the campus of Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta (Georgia state) on the night of August 20; police investigation ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/20/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/21/2019, 11:59 PM (US/Eastern). COUNTRY/REGION Atlanta

Event

A shooting was reported on the campus of Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta (Georgia state) on the night (local time) of Tuesday, August 20. According to initial police reports, two people have suffered gunshot wounds and have been transported to a nearby hospital. The incident occurred around 22:38 by the Robert W. Woodruff Library near the intersection of Beckwith Street and James P. Brawley Drive SW. As of 23:50, police are still looking for the suspected shooter. A heightened police presence has been reported in the area and an investigation into the incident is ongoing. Avoid the area.

Advice

Individuals in Atlanta are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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