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Police identify man shot in throat, leg near Underground Atlanta in city's downtown area

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ATLANTA — Police have identified a man shot near the Underground Atlanta shopping and entertainment complex in the city's downtown area.

Authorities say the suspected gunman ran to Underground Atlanta after firing shots at another man near Peachtree Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

Police later identified the victim as at 24-year-old Khiry Clemons.

WSB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1KEVRYf) that Clemons was shot in the throat and leg shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Police said they believe the shooter and victim may have had some kind of dispute, but further details on a possible motive were not immediately released.


Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html

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