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Teen shot at SW Atlanta elementary school
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Teen shot at SW Atlanta elementary school

ATLANTA – Authorities say a teenager was shot in the torso at Perkerson Elementary in southwest Atlanta on Sunday.

According to police, the shooting happened on Brewer Blvd. around 2:30 p.m. Police say the 17-year-old victim told police that he was playing basketball on the school's court when three unknown men walked up to him with their faces covered. One of the men asked him, "What did you say about YSL?" That's an apparent reference to a gang. When the victim replied, "I didn't say anything," one of the suspects pulled out a pistol and fired.

The victim was struck in the torso. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

When canvassing the scene, police found a .380 caliber shell casing. Gang investigators were notified.

Police are still searching for the three suspects.

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