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One person dead and two injured after a shooting in Cook County

Posted: 7:17 PM, Apr 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-14 23:17:07Z
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COOK COUNTY, Ga. — According to authorities, at about 12:40 a.m. on Sunday, the Adel Police Department received a call about shots being fired at “The Stage” located at 105 West First Street.

When officers arrived, they found 19-year-old Deshone Pierce suffering from a gunshot wound.

Officers then got a call to nearby convenience store where they found the second gunshot victim, 18-year-old Emmanuel Whitehead.

Whitehead was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A juvenile was later identified as a third gunshot victim.

The juvenile was released from a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

Pierce is currently recovering at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.

This is still an active investigation.

Authorities are asking anyone with any information to call the Adel Police Department at (229) 896-2224.