ATLANTA – At least 22 people have been shot and four have been killed in the Atlanta subway since Thursday.The 15-year-old is the latest victim in the violence across the city over the past weekend.
On Thursday afternoon, a man was shot while driving on I-20 near Windsor Road. Police believe the gunman was in a black saloon, possibly Dodge, the man drove to Magic City for help.
On Thursday night, a man was shot and killed on Chappell Street around 9:15 p.m. Police have not yet identified the suspect.
Around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, one person died and five were injured on Polar Rock Terrace. Around 9:38 p.m., four of the victims were taken to hospital and were in balance.
On Friday, a woman was shot on Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., about 4 p.m. She was taken to hospital, conscious and breathing. Police went to the area to look for witnesses to find the suspect.
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On Saturday, police responded to reports of the shooting on Delevan Street around 7:15 p.m. Police found one victim, 41-year-old Timothy Kates, with a bullet. He was taken to the hospital and was in a balance. Leo Adams, 31, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to hospital in critical condition. The children and young people had minor injuries and were treated at the scene. An investigation is ongoing.
Around 9:50 p.m., police responded to reports of the shooting at 790 Glenwood Ave, in front of Waffle House. Police found a 15-year-old girl dead at the scene. Two other teenagers were also shot and injured. But balances well Police said the shooting was caused by a fight between two groups of teenagers in Grant Park County.Police are still trying to determine who fired.
Around 10:10 p.m., officers responded to reports of people being shot at Thomasville Blvd. Police found 33-year-old Darling Mullins exposed to gunshots. Police learned that Mullin’s son was involved in a fight with another child and that an adult had been involved. Mullins was shot and taken to hospital where she was stabilized. The police are still investigating.
Around 10:50 p.m. Saturday, police responded to reports of people who were shot outside the Yardhouse restaurant at Atlantic Station. They found victim Keith Walker, 32, with gunshot wounds. Bonita Bey, 32, told police that Walker assaulted her when uninformed people came to help. Bey said she heard the gunshot. The witness did not see who shot it. Walker was arrested for batteries and taken to hospital.
Early Sunday, around 12:40 p.m., officers responded to reports of the shooting outside the Artisans Bar & Grill on Peachtree Road. Took himself to the hospital where he died of injuries. A preliminary investigation said the shooting began as a result of a dispute within the club. Homicide investigators are working to determine the cause leading up to the incident.
Around 1am, police responded to reports of people being shot on Cheshire Bridge Road. Police learned he had been arguing at a nearby family member’s home.Police said Sanders’ sister and her husband were arguing when Sanders got involved. Police said Gary Adkins, 27, shot Sanders. Sanders left the facility and was taken to hospital in stable condition.
On Sunday night before 11 p.m., Atlanta police said officers were reportedly shot on Magnolia Way. The spokesperson said they found two people with gunshot wounds in their arms.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in March that crime across the city was her “number one focus”.
“Whether it’s a mass shootout or violence in our neighborhood, everything is irrational, and the consequences are the same: people who get up every day and expect to return to their families will never return.” Toms said.
Bottoms said Atlanta was in a crime crisis.
“Violence is a public health crisis. And we are in the midst of it. And we’re right in the middle of Atlanta and right in the middle of the country, ”Bottoms said.
Bottoms said she plans to add more staff to the streets and also tackle the systemic issues that keep children joining gangs.
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