Five People Shot to Death in Columbia County, Georgia, Coroner Says

iStock/Thinkstock(APPLING, Ga.) -- Five people were shot to death in and around the town of Appling, Georgia, about 130 miles east of Atlanta, the county corona told ABC News on Friday night.

There are two crimes scenes, Columbia County Coroner Vernon Collins said.

Three bodies -- two females, one male -- were found on Johnson Drive, Collins said, noting that none of the three appears to have self-inflicted wounds. Two other people were found dead on Merrymont Drive, Collins said.

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