The shooting in Atlanta outside Waffle House leaves five teenagers injured

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Five teenagers were injured in a shooting outside a waffle house in downtown Atlanta around 10pm on Friday, police said.

Three of the injured were transported to a local hospital from the scene, while two others allegedly hijacked a nearby officer with a gun and even drove to the hospital.

Three of the injured teens were transported to a local hospital from the scene, while two others hijacked an officer and drove themselves, according to police.

Three of the injured teens were transported to a local hospital from the scene, while two others hijacked an officer and drove themselves, according to police.
(Fox 5 Atlanta)

“At this point, it appears that the incident may have happened after a dispute between two groups of individuals escalated to gunfire,” the Atlanta Police Department said Sunday.

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The two youths who allegedly stole a vehicle from the valet were arrested and charged with hijacking a motor vehicle.

Police received reports of youths firing on scooters in the area at the time of the shooting, Deputy Police Chief Timothy Peek said.

Pictures of the scene showed several scooters along with dozens of evidence markers outside the Waffle House.

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Investigators are still trying to determine who fired the shots.

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