DECATUR, Ga. — A shootout outside a restaurant in the metropolitan Atlanta area has left one man dead and two men wounded.

News outlets report DeKalb County spokeswoman Shiera Campbell said an argument outside Wats Crackin Garlic Crabs in Decatur on Saturday night escalated into a shootout. A 23-year-old man wearing a bulletproof vest was killed.

Police haven’t released the victim’s name, or said why he was wearing a vest. Campbell says police believe the deceased started the fight, following the other man into the parking lot.

Forty-two-year-old Travis Allen has been charged with malice murder. He sustained minor injuries. It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.

An innocent bystander also sustained injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.

Further details weren’t immediately released.

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