1 dead, 4 injured in downtown Atlanta shooting - CBS46 News

1 dead, 4 injured in downtown Atlanta shooting

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Paramedics load a surviving gunshot victim into an ambulance. Paramedics load a surviving gunshot victim into an ambulance.
Officers investigate a shooting at Auburn Avenue and Bell Street. Officers investigate a shooting at Auburn Avenue and Bell Street.
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

One person is dead and four others are injured after a shooting on Auburn Avenue in downtown Atlanta early Tuesday morning.

Witnesses said that the situation began with an argument at a store and spilled out onto the street.

Seconds after the shooting, someone flagged down an officer who happened to be driving by, police said. The officer found one victim on Auburn Avenue and three others on Bell Street.

Paramedics took the gunshot victims to Grady Memorial Hospital. One man died at the hospital, police said. Another man is in critical condition. The others are expected to survive their wounds.

A fifth man believed to be involved in the incident walked to the hospital. He had a gunshot wound to the hand.

The man who died has now been identified as 27-year-old Selemon Belai of Atlanta.

Detectives said the motive was an argument over gambling and police are still investigating.

CBS46.com will have more information as it becomes available.

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