1 dead, 3 injured in 4 separate shootings in under 4 hours in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Police say one person is dead and three people are injured after four separate shootingS in less than four hours in Atlanta.

The shootings all happened between 1:45 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Police were called to reports of a person shot on Defoor Hills Drive around 1:45 a.m. Police found a woman with gunshot wounds. She would not talk to police and was taken to the hospital. Her name and condition were not released.


Around 2:30 a.m. police were called to Lakewood Ave. SW, where officers found a man shot to death. Homicide detectives are working to learn what happened. Police have not released information about any potential suspects. The victim has not been identified.

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Around 3:45 a.m., police were called to the 1200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW about a person who was shot. Police learned a man took himself to the hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds.

Around 5:30 a.m., police were called to reports of a person shot on the 1100 block of Lee St. SW. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital and is stable.

Police are still investigating all four shootings.





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