Two dead and three injured in rampage in Bartow County

Authorities in Bartow County continue to investigate a shooting  where two people are dead and three others were injured.

According to WSB-TV, three people were shot at a home on Brent Circle near Euharlee.

Bartow County Sheriff Clark Milsap said one was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.

The gunman took a vehicle from the home and sped off before he crashed into a residence on Milam Bridge Road, kicked in the door, and shot a man in hand.

The gunman then allegedly carjacked a vehicle from an elderly man near River Oaks, according to Sheriff Milsap.  Neither the elderly man or his grandson were hurt.

The suspect then took off and crashed into a lawn care truck on Euharlee Road at Westgate, causing a vehicle fire.

The gunman then reportedly shot himself in the head.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are trying to determine a motive for the rampage.

Milsap said the shooter did know the victims.

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia State Patrol are investigating the incidents.

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