Suspect arrested in overnight double shooting

Suspect arrested in overnight double shooting

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

DeKalb Police have arrested a man in connection with a double shooting that happened on Monday morning.

The incident happened around 11:20 p.m. in the MINT Lounge parking lot on 3902 Briarcliff Road.

According to authorities, the shooting happened after a large melee broke out. During the altercation a suspect pulled out a handgun and fired several shots. Both victims sustained non-life threatening wounds.

The suspect, 23-year-old Preston Gates, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault. Authorities say he fled the scene but was later apprehended without incident.

 

 

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