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Correction: Atlanta Shooting story

May 3, 2023, 10:13 AM | Updated: May 5, 2023, 5:50 pm

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story published May 3, 2023, about shootings at an Atlanta medical practice, The Associated Press erroneously reported, based on a statement from Atlanta Police Chief Darrin Schierbaum, that a woman named Amy St. Pierre who was killed was 39. She was 38.

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Correction: Atlanta Shooting story