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About 1 p.m., while waiting for a comment from police, a reporter witnessed bystanders begin to scream at each other, with one yelling, "He has a gun." Onlookers took cover, and some ran into a nearby church.

This is a developing story.

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A police officer pulls out a semi-automatic weapon as a fight breaks out following a shooting in East Brainerd.

A man and woman were shot to death early today and a second woman was wounded in a triple shooting in East Brainerd. 

The shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 7400 block of Pinewood Drive, according to police. 

The condition of the woman who survived the early morning shooting was not immediately available. 

About 1 p.m., while waiting for a comment from police, a reporter witnessed bystanders begin to scream at each other, with one yelling, "He has a gun."

One man jumped off of a porch and pushed another person.

Onlookers took cover, and some ran into a nearby church. Patrolman Curtis Morris, pictured, pulled out his semi-automatic weapon.

No shots were fired.

Earlier, Police took an elderly woman who was in tears and another middle age couple up to the house along with the owner of the house. 

Police have not released the victims' names or ages. Police have no suspect information at this time.

A fourth person was shot on Cannon Avenue in an unrelated incident. 

Stay with the Times Free Press for updates on this developing story. 

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A fight broke out near the scene of a triple shooting in East Brainerd. People took cover in a ditch as police pulled out semi-automatic weapons.
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Bystanders move to take cover in a nearby church as a fight breaks out at the scene of a triple shooting in East Brainerd.

 

This story was updated Sept. 6 at 10:15 p.m. to clarify that the officer's weapon was semi-automatic. Stay with the Times Free Press as more information becomes available.

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