1 dead, 2 shot in overnight DeKalb shooting - New York News

1 dead, 2 shot in overnight DeKalb shooting

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

DeKalb County authorities are investigating a fatal triple shooting from early Friday morning.

According to DeKalb County police, the three wounded people - 2 males and 1 female -- arrived at DeKalb Medical Hillandale just after midnight. 

Authorities say the victims are ages 23, 27 and 21.

The shooting happened on a side street off South Deshon Road. Police say the three were flagged down by an unknown suspect who got into an argument with the occupants of the vehicle and began firing shots at them. They say the suspect ran off and the victims then drove themselves to DeKalb Medical for help.

Medics transported the 23-year-old male to Grady Memorial Hospital where he later died. The 27-year-old male victim was also transported. He is listed in critical condition. Police say the 21-year-old female victim's wounds are non-life threatening.

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