April 24 (UPI) — A number of youngsters had been shot exterior a Waffle Home restaurant close to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park.
5 folks aged 15-19 together with men and women had been injured however in steady situation following the
capturing, Atlanta Police Deputy Chief Timothy Peek stated in a information convention.
Peek stated police had been known as to the world Saturday evening in response to a report of somebody being shot and police discovered three folks with gunshot wounds after they arrived on the scene at round 10 p.m. on Saturday.
Police later decided that two extra folks had taken themselves to a close-by hospital.
The 2 had been believed to have taken a automobile at gunpoint from a valet within the space to drive to the hospital, Peek stated.
The motive for the capturing “has not been established at this explicit time limit” however Peek stated it was the results of “some kind of altercation.”
Three weapons and the stolen automobile had been recovered from the scene and Peek added that a number of scooters had been additionally discovered after 911 had acquired calls about juveniles on scooters within the space “that very properly may have been capturing.”
Peek stated it was not instantly clear whether or not the calls in regards to the scooters had been associated to the capturing however stated it might be a part of the investigation into the incident.