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Woman shot dead near Georgia high school where grad ceremony was ongoing: reports

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WATCH: Latrell Presley was in the audience of a grad ceremony when shots began to ring out killing at least one person and injuring two others at a high school in Clayton County, Georgia – May 18, 2018

A woman in her 40s was killed and two others injured after a shooting in the parking lot of a Georgia high school where a graduation ceremony was ongoing, according to local media reports.

NBC affiliate 11Alive reported that the woman was pronounced dead in hospital after being shot three times in the chest. Another person was hospitalized with gunshot wounds to the leg, while a second woman, who is pregnant, was taken to hospital after being pushed during the incident

The shooting took place after an argument broke out in the parking lot just as families had begun to leave the ceremony, which was being held across the street from Mount Zion High School in Clayton County, Ga.

A witness told 11Alive that he heard more than one gunshot, and described people stumbling over each other as they tried to flee the area.

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None of the victims were students at the school, ABC affiliate WSB-TV reported.

The incident comes hours after 10 people were killed in a high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

— This is a developing story and will be updated

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