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2 dead, 3 injured in Georgia state shooting

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-08-13 10:09

WASHINGTON - Two people were killed and three others injured in a shooting and carjacking Tuesday afternoon in the US State of Georgia, local authorities confirmed.

According to Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap, a man, whose name was not released, shot multiple victims at a house, and then drove his truck several miles away and crashed into another house, where he again fired shots, striking a man inside.

Finally, the man committed a carjacking, drove for some distance, and crashed the car into a truck. Afterwards, he was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the sheriff added.

The police is carrying out further investigation.

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