Dispute between 2 men leads to 71-year-old victim being shot, DeKalb police say

Three men were injured in a shooting that occurred Big Daddy’s Grocery in DeKalb County on Saturday.

Police say a 40-year-old man intentionally shot the 37-year-old man because of a previous altercation. Due to their previous altercation, police say the 37-year-old returned fire in self-defense, shooting the suspect.

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During the shooting, police say a 71-year-old man was struck in the crossfire of their altercation.

All three of the men were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, officials say.


It is unclear where the initial altercation began leading up to Saturday’s shooting. It is unclear if charges will be filed against the two men.

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