ONE person is dead and two others injured after a gunman opened fire at a graduation ceremony in Atlanta attended by 200 people.
The horror incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in Thomaston, police report.
According to police, at least 200 people, mostly young teenagers, were at the Park Lane Event Center when the shooting took place.
Two people were flown by helicopter to Macon hospital with serious injuries, while a third died of his wounds.
Akeem Ellison, 18, died at Upson Regional Medical Center, police said, adding that victims Elijuan Wright, 17, and a 15-year-old were being treated for serious injuries.
Police have not made any arrests so far but believe the suspects were not from the Thomaston area, while only one victim was a local resident.
Investigators are asking witnesses to come forward and they will review surveillance footage to identify the shooter or shooters.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Thomaston Police Department at (706) 741-1899.
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