2 AK-47s found in stolen vehicle after crash in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Two AK-47s and a stolen car led to a busy roadway in Southwest Atlanta being closed for several hours Saturday night.

Shortly after 5:00 p.m., Atlanta Police received reports of shots fired near Hamilton E Holmes Dr and I-20.

A MARTA Police officer found a blue Chevy had crashed underneath the I-20 overpass. The vehicle was on fire at the time. Witnesses told police they saw several men leave the blue car to get into a red car and drive away.

Police found two AK-47s in the blue Chevy.

That car was later reported to be stolen.

Police closed the Hamilton Holmes underpass for several hours as they were investigating.


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