ATLANTA – Atlanta police are investigating after a number of individuals have been injured in a lethal taking pictures at a meals mart in northwest Atlanta.
Police mentioned a suspect fired photographs right into a crowd after an argument.
In response to investigators, the taking pictures occurred shortly after 4:00 p.m. within the 1500 block of Joseph E. Boone Blvd.
“The entire incident passed off at this location. It’s the place the taking pictures originated from. In some unspecified time in the future, people took off throughout the road and there was a continuation of gunfire,” Atlanta Police Lt. Pete Malecki mentioned.
Six individuals have been shot, with two of the victims being recognized as juveniles, police mentioned.
4 victims have been discovered on the Joseph E. Boone Blvd location, whereas one sufferer was discovered at 345 Lanier Ave. The sixth sufferer was situated at 276 Morris Brown Ave NW.
The entire victims have been taken to a close-by hospital for remedy. One of many juvenile victims was listed in essential situation.
Police later confirmed to FOX 5 that an grownup male sufferer died.
“We all know presently one of many grownup victims has died due to the accidents. Of the 2 juvenile victims one is listed in essential situation,” Malecki mentioned
Police haven’t launched the identification of the person who died however mentioned he was 19-years-old.
“There was a dispute that broke out on the retailer between two females. Roughly ten minutes later a pink Dodge pulled up and not less than three occupants went inside armed with firearms and people males did begin taking pictures inside the shop,” Malecki mentioned.
Police mentioned they have been in a position to recuperate the pink Dodge.
Investigators spent hours combing by the scene gathering proof and surveillance footage.
FOX 5’s Eric Perry counted almost 35 shell case markings and police affirm some have been from a shotgun.
Police mentioned there have been two witnesses being questioned at headquarters however haven’t made any arrest.
“I do consider that among the people that have been shot is likely to be the suspects however once more it’s fairly early,” Malecki mentioned.
An investigation continues.