3 people shot in grocery store parking lot near Atlanta

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ATLANTA, Ga. (WNCN) – Three people were shot Friday afternoon at a grocery store near Atlanta, media reports said.

The incident was at a Kroger store along Wesley Chapel Road in DeKalb County, according to WGCL-TV.

The latest reports indicate there are no deaths from the shooting, and police have detained one person in connection to the incident. 

WSB-TV reported the incident happened outside the Kroger in the parking lot.

According to WSB, police believe a group of people tried to rob or carjack a couple at the grocery store, but the man was armed. 

Police told WSB the man, believed to be the intended victim, “pulled his gun and exchanged gunfire with the group that was following them.”

A large part of the parking lot was surrounded by crime scene tape and WSB reported a gun was seen in the parking lot near an empty parking space.

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