Man Shot Outside Atlanta-Area Mall; Cops Hunt for Shooter


0  Updated at 8:00 am, December 22nd, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — A man was shot on Friday during an apparent carjacking attempt at South DeKalb Mall in DeKalb County, Ga., police said.

The Atlanta-area mall remained open as police searched for the shooter.

“One adult male was shot,” DeKalb County Police Sgt. M.J. Ferreira told ABC News Radio. “He was taken to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing into the suspect’s identity. There is no one in custody at this time.”

The man was shot in the neck and was hospitalized in serious condition, ABC News station WSB reported.

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