ATLANTA (CBS46)—Atlanta police are investigating a series of shootings that happened across the city.

The first shooting was an officer-involved shooting that occurred near Ebenezer Baptist Church. The shooting started around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday.

According to an Atlanta police spokesperson, an off-duty job, the officer saw a group of people fighting in the parking lot of a nearby Exxon gas station near the 400 block of Edgewood Avenue.

Moments later, the fight spilled into the street and shots were fired. The off-duty officer reportedly saw the shooting and the officer returned fire.

The police spokesperson said they do not believe anyone was shot during the incident.

The shooter and others involved in the fight left the scene before additional officers arrived. There were at least 10 Atlanta police cars blocking intersections in the area while detectives investigated, and police are reviewing surveillance video.

This shooting came as detectives investigated a series of shootings in Atlanta early Monday morning. Police said a woman was killed in a shooting in Vine City on Magnolia Street in northwest Atlanta. She was shot multiple times.

Also, there was a man shot inside of a vehicle in Buckhead on Sidney Marcus Boulevard near Buford Highway. Police said there were other people inside of the vehicle with the man at the time of the shooting, but investigators were not able to release more information because the investigation is ongoing.

Additionally, police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man outside of Lacura Bar & Bistro on Metropolitan Parkway in southwest Atlanta. 

APD said the suspect, a 15-year-old boy, shot the victim multiple times. 

The victim was taken to the hospital but died of his wounds.

Investigators secured warrants charging the 15-year-old with felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a person under 18.

The teen turned himself in to Atlanta Police Headquarters where he was taken into custody and transported to jail.

Last, homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened inside of a Buckhead nightclub. An Atlanta homicide detective said a man was fatally shot inside Azule Lounge on Piedmont Road. Police the 43-year-old man was shot one time, and officers are working "very good leads in the case".

These shootings are the latest shooting in a series of shootings that happened in Atlanta over the weekend.

Anyone with information on any of the shootings are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).

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