Community Links: DeKalb Police investigate shooting near Avondale Estates Waffle House

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 31, 2013

Atlanta’s 11 Alive reports this morning that DeKalb Police are investigating two shootings that happened overnight, including one near the Waffle House in Avondale Estates.

The news station reports that the unidentified man sustained non-life threatening injuries after he was “shot in the backside.” To read the full story click here.

More from around the community:

– WSB-TV reports that the juvenile charged with fatally shooting a man on a bike trail in Kirkwood waived his court appearance on Monday.

– Our friends at Decatur Metro report Harbour Bar & Fish House is changing its name to Harbour House Pub and adding more turf – signature ground beef and smoked meats -to the menu.

– Atlanta INtown reports that Villagio Italian Kitchen has opened on Clairmont Road in Decatur.

– Cross Roads News reports that former DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones will run for DeKalb County Sheriff.

– Researchers at Emory University say that reading a book improves brain functioning. I recommend drinking beer while you read to counteract these effects.

On a related note, if you’re out drinking tonight please be careful. You obviously shouldn’t be driving, but you should also remember to look out for your friends. I learned this lesson the hard way two years ago. Stay safe, folks.

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