Two Men Shot During Attempted Robbery on Auburn Ave.


Police are trying to track down the gunmen who shot two men shot outside a bar on Auburn Ave late Wednesday evening.

According to authorities, a group of men were outside Pals Lounge at the corner of Auburn Ave and Bell St until two men pulled up in a car.

“Standing on the corner, a vehicle pulls up. Two males get out on what appears to be a possible robbery attempt,” Atlanta police Capt. Tim Peek told WSB.

When the victims attempted to run away, the gunmen started shooting.

Police are checking surveillance cameras to try to track down the gunmen.

Police said one of the men was struck in the elbow with a bullet and a bystander was struck in the chest by a stray bullet. Several rounds also hit a nearby nightclub.
“As they were shooting, one of the rounds went over and shattered the glass of that business,” Peek said referring to Pals Lounge.

The gunmen left the scene in a silver car. The victims injured were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where they were treated.


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