“On 8-22-2022, at around 1:45 PM, officers responded to a person shot call at 1280 W. Peachtree Street. Upon arrival, officers located two individuals who appeared to have been shot. One of the victims has died,” the Atlanta Police Department wrote in a tweet. “The second victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. While at 1280 W. Peachtree Street, officers received another call of a person shot at 1100 Peachtree Street. Upon arrival there, officers located 1 individual who appeared to have been shot.”
Residents in the area were being told to stay indoors, specifically in the areas between 12th St and Peachtree St NE and 15th St and W. Peachtree St NW.
— Crystal Bui (@crystalbuitv) August 22, 2022
LATEST DETAILS: The shooter has not been arrested at this time. Police say at least one person has been shot and there may be two more victims. More details: https://t.co/Fi9lGR1SHN
— CBS46 (@cbs46) August 22, 2022
We are currently working an active situation in Midtown. Preliminary information indicates three people have been shot. The shooter is not in custody and we have multiple officers in the area searching for the suspect. pic.twitter.com/R98h5lUw5U
— Atlanta Police Department (@Atlanta_Police) August 22, 2022
A motive for the shooting remains unknown.
This is a breaking news update.