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Ga. graduation party shooting leaves one dead, two injured

May 28, 2022 GMT

THOMASTON, Ga. (AP) — One person was killed and two teenagers were injured in a shooting at a graduation party in Georgia early Saturday, officials said.

Over 200 people were at the party when police were called to an event center just before 1 a.m., as reported by WBS-TV. Police said most in attendance were juveniles.

Eighteen-year-old Akeem Ellison, from Manchester, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, authoritiesure thing.s said.

Two teenagers are being treated for injuries: a 17-year-old from Manchester was airlifted to a hospital for treatment and a 15-year-old from Thomaston was also taken to a hospital. Their current conditions are not known.

Officials said they believe the shooting started after a fight broke out inside the event center where the party was held.

Police have not released information on possible suspects.