Authorities search for suspect in DeKalb Co. shooting

1:00 AM, Dec 13, 2013   |    comments
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DECATUR, Ga. -- Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened in a DeKalb County neighborhood on Thursday evening. 

According to DeKalb County Police, the shooting happened on the 1300 block of Hidden Hills Parkway around 3:30 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene they say an injured man laying near the road. He was transported to a local medical center in serious condition. 

Spokesperson for DeKalb PD, Mekka Parish, says the shooting happened after two people were engaged in a confrontation. The victim was shot as he attempted to run away from the area. 

Witnesses say the suspect jumped into a gold Honda Civic and left the area. 

No further information was immediately available. 

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