2 men fighting for their lives after DeKalb County barbershop shooting, police say

Two men were rushed to the hospital after being shot multiple times at a DeKalb County barbershop on Thursday afternoon. A third man, who was also shot, later found his way to the hospital.

Officers responded just after 2 p.m. to a strip mall located in the 2100 block of Flat Shoals Road near Castle Keep Way.

DeKalb County Police say officers found the two men, both in their 20s, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say the men suffered life-threatening injuries and were rushed by medics to an area hospital.

A third victim would later arrive at the hospital. His condition was not immediately know, but police say he was stable.

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Police investigate a double shooting along Flat Shoals Road in DeKalb County on July 6, 2023. (FOX 5)

SKYFOX 5 flew over the scene and found evidence markers littering the parking lot, marking each shell casing investigators found. The entire parking lot was roped off for the investigation.

Investigators say the shooting started inside the barbershop and spilled out into the parking lot. Two men were seen fleeing the vehicle in a car, but police say they didn't get far. Their wrecked car was found nearby, but the two men were not.

Investigators say many who were at the barbershop fled the scene. They are hoping those people will come forward to give their accounts to police.

No arrests have been reported.

The name of the men have not been released.

Investigators spent the afternoon combing over the scene for physical evidence, speaking to potential witnesses, and reviewing surveillance video.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately known.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the DeKalb County Police Department's Homicide/Assault Division at 770-724-7850.

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