Two dead in second Newnan shooting

by Wes Mayer - wes@newnan.com

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Photo by Jeffrey Leo

Two men are confirmed dead in a shooting this evening in Newnan.


Two people were killed in a shooting which occurred late Tuesday in Newnan.

Authorities with the Newnan Police Department and Coweta County Sheriff’s Office responded to Hill Street Monday afternoon around 6:45 p.m. in reference to a shooting, according to Newnan Police Chief Douglas ‘Buster’ Meadows. One victim was confirmed dead at the scene and another was transported by ambulance to Piedmont Newnan Hospital with CPR and later passed away.

The shooting occurred near the intersection of Hill Street and Hatcher Street. Detectives with the Newnan Police Department arrived to investigate the scene.

For more on this story, look in Wednesday’s print and digital editions of The Newnan Times-Herald.



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