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Man Shot in Face Near Southeastern Atlanta Park Survives

Posted at 10:49 AM, May 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-11 10:49:00-04

ATLANTA (AP) - A man who was shot in the face near an Atlanta park has survived.


Police say the 25-year-old victim was shot near D.H. Stanton Park in southeast Atlanta while sitting in an SUV Saturday afternoon. WGCL-TV reports ( ) the vehicle had been flagged down by several people in the area. When the vehicle pulled to the curb, the group of men opened fire.


WAGA-TV reports ( ) the victim was shot in the face and drove to a nearby gas station. He was taken to a hospital, where is recovering from his injuries. His name has not been released


Police say they are looking for the suspected shooters.

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5/10/2015 3:21:23 PM (GMT -4:00)