Argument at Varsity Ends in 2 Shot and 7-Car Crash

6:34 PM, Mar 22, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA (WXIA) -- A fight at the Varsity Friday afternoon ended in two people shot and a 7-car pile up as the suspects tried to flee.

One person is listed in critical condition and eight others were injured.

Atlanta Police say after the shooting, the suspects tried to drive away, hit a fire department car and that lead to several other crashes.

Seven victims were transported to a local medical center and Atlanta police blocked traffic along several streets in Midtown Atlanta.

Police said Ponce de Leon Avenue was blocked between West Peachtree Street and Spring; and North Avenue was blocked between Spring and West Peachtree.

Police arrested two males and one female.

Authorities say one of the men had a gunshot wound on his hand; the other suspects were not injured.

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