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Two dead in Barrow County triple shooting

By Joe Johnson

Two people were killied and another was injured in a triple shooting Friday night in Barrow County.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies

responded to a home on Highway 82 in Winder to investigate a report that multiple people had been shot. Upon arrival they found two people dead in the front yard, with another suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot wound,

Investigators and the county coroner determined that Bradley Messer, 22, and Jeffery Orr, 58, were the deceased people.

It was also determined that Messer had killed Orr and then took his own life after shooting the surviving victim, who was treated at the hospital and is expected to recover.

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