2 shot outside James Brown Arena

Police work the scene of a shooting outside James Brown Arena on Sunday night.

Richmond County authorities are investigating the shooting of two women outside James Brown Arena late Sunday after a private graduation party.

According to a statement released Monday by the sheriff’s office, the shooting happened in the main parking lot. Both victims suffered injuries that were not considered life-threatening. Neither was identified. One was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center by ambulance, the other by personal vehicle.

The suspects were described as two black men, one of a slender build and the other heavy-set.

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies and emergency medical technicians were called to the arena about 11:05 p.m., a spokeswoman said.

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