Atlanta police are investigating a deadly shooting in southwest Atlanta.

the police told him Channel 2 Action News that officers received reports of a person shot outside Benjamin E Mays High School in southwest Atlanta just before 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

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When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old girl who had been shot. She was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A little later, officers said a 16-year-old boy was admitted to the hospital with a gunshot wound. Police determined that it was the same incident.

The identities of the victims have not been released.


According to the investigation, the incident stemmed from a confrontation at a prom that same night.

Police have not said if anyone has been detained or if there are other victims.

Authorities are now working with Atlanta Public Schools officials to determine what happened.

The investigation is ongoing.

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