One person was killed and five injured, including a six-year-old child, in a shooting in Atlanta Park

One person is dead and five others injured – including a six-year-old – after an argument during a sports game at an Atlanta park ended in gunfire.

The shooting took place around 7 p.m. Sunday at the Dunbar Recreation Center in Rosa L. Burney Park.

Atlanta police arrived and found that at least six people had been shot after an argument escalated during a baseball or softball game.

A man in his 30s was taken to Grady Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A six-year-old is in critical condition at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Egleston Hospital, police said.

No arrests have been made and the shooter is still at large, police said.

The shooting took place around 7 p.m. Sunday at Rosa L. Burney Park in Atlanta, Georgia

The shooting took place around 7 p.m. Sunday at Rosa L. Burney Park in Atlanta, Georgia

The shooting took place around 7 p.m. Sunday at Rosa L. Burney Park in Atlanta, Georgia

APD Deputy Chief Charles Hampton Jr. told local media there was a baseball or softball game going on when an argument broke out that ended in gunfire.

It is not clear what the dispute was about or the shooter’s relationship with the victims.

Police confirmed two other shootings, one in the park and the other just outside, were linked earlier Sunday.

The first shooting took place at Rosa L. Burney Park and the other about half a mile away at 500 Whitehall Terrace SW, outside Dunbar Elementary School.

“And as we’ve said countless times, all we’re asking is that citizens find a way to resolve conflicts without guns,” Atlanta Deputy Police Chief Charles Hampton Jr. said Sunday.

Deputy chief Charles Hampton Jr. told local media there was a baseball or softball game going on when an argument broke out, and it ended in gunfire

Deputy chief Charles Hampton Jr. told local media there was a baseball or softball game going on when an argument broke out, and it ended in gunfire

Deputy chief Charles Hampton Jr. told local media there was a baseball or softball game going on when an argument broke out, and it ended in gunfire

Police are investigating the shooting that left five injured and one dead on Sunday night

Police are investigating the shooting that left five injured and one dead on Sunday night

Police are investigating the shooting that left five injured and one dead on Sunday night

It's not clear what the dispute was about or the shooter's relationship to the victims, but police are urging anyone with information to come forward

It's not clear what the dispute was about or the shooter's relationship to the victims, but police are urging anyone with information to come forward

It’s not clear what the dispute was about or the shooter’s relationship to the victims, but police are urging anyone with information to come forward

“We’re just asking people to step down. We ask people to just let the past be.’

Across town, in DeKalb County, a four-year-old girl was shot and killed in the backseat of a car on I-85 North, CBS46 reported.

According to a DeKalb Police Department spokesman, officers responded to I-85 North at North Druid Hills Rd. at 7:38 p.m. and found the girl dead in the backseat of a car with an apparent gunshot wound.

Nobody else was hurt. It is not known if the shooting was related to the park shooting or what led to the incident.

Anyone with information about the park shooting is urged to call police at 404-614-6544. To remain anonymous, send tips to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tips hotline at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.StopCrimeATL.com.

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