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UPDATE: Police: 5 dead, including gunman, in Georgia shooting


DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities in Georgia say a man shot six people Saturday afternoon, killing four of them, including his ex-wife and several children before turning the gun on himself on a quiet, suburban street west of Atlanta.

Horrified neighbors called 911 and tended to the severely injured victims as best they could before rescuers arrived.

Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel says the shooting happened around 3 p.m. in a subdivision about 20 miles west of Atlanta.

Daniel says the shooter appears to have targeted his ex-wife and his own family, including several children who tried to flee. Authorities have not released the names of the victims because they're still trying to contact the next of kin. Investigators believe the gunman killed himself at the end of the shooting spree.

Investigators are still trying to determine the shooter's motive and piece together what happened.

Police say victims were shot inside and outside the home.

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