by Robin Kemp
The Clayton County Police Department is investigating a double shooting that happened around 5:08 a.m. Thursday, July 29 in the 600 block of Southside Commercial Parkway.
CCPD spokesperson Ofc. Halekia Helm said responding officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, lying in the grass near the street. They soon learned that a second man who had been shot multiple times had run into the lobby of a nearby motel.
Both men were taken to a local hospital and the investigation is ongoing as of press time. Helm said the motive for the shooting is not yet known.