Shooting At Northside Hospital, Atlanta; 1 Dead, 4 Injured
APD is investigating an active shooter in the area of 1110 W Peachtree St NW. Please shelter in place, or stay out of the area.
Update as of 12:42pm – We are working an active shooter situation inside a building on West. Peachtree St, between 12th St and 13th St. We are aware of multiple people injured. No suspect is in custody.
Anyone in the area is asked to secure their building and shelter in place. Anyone not in the area is asked to stay away.
We will communicate via social media and our website with updates.
Update as of 1:30p – There have been no additional shots fired since the initial incident unfolded. We are currently aware of 4 shooting victims related to this situation.
Three have been transported to the hospital for treatment and a fourth has been pronounced deceased on scene. Officers are actively searching for the suspect and any other victims.
Based on our preliminary investigation, these are photos believed to be of the active shooter. Anyone with any information on this person’s whereabouts is asked to call 911. The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached.
The suspect in the shooting at Northside Medical building in Midtown Atlanta was visiting the medical facility with his mother when he became enraged and began to open fire. The man’s mother is assisting police.
Northside Hospital is cooperating with law enforcement following the shooting at our midtown #Atlanta location earlier this afternoon. We urge people in the area to shelter in place and follow instructions from law enforcement on the scene.
This tragedy is affecting all of us, and we ask for patience and prayers at this time. @Northsidehospital
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