Authorities investigate NW Atlanta shooting

Authorities investigate NW Atlanta shooting

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Courtesy Fulton County Sheriff's Department Courtesy Fulton County Sheriff's Department
Courtesy Fulton County Sheriff's Department Courtesy Fulton County Sheriff's Department
Courtesy Fulton County Sheriff's Department Courtesy Fulton County Sheriff's Department
ATLANTA, Ga. -

Authorities are investigating an early morning shooting in NW Atlanta.

According to crews on the scene, the incident happened on Spencer Street near Joseph E. Lowrey around 2 a.m. Monday morning

Authorities say the victim, a male in his mid-40's, was wounded after residents from a neighboring home shot him; apparently, the man was rummaging through their trash at the time of the shooting.

SWAT units were called to the scene because residents resfused to answer the door for police. After a brief standoff, authorities took three people into custody; only two were actual residents of the home.

Atlanta Police are wokring to secure additional warrants. The victim was transported to a local medical center in stable condition.

No further information was immediately released.

Stay with FOX 5 News for updates.

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