Tuesday afternoon, paramedics and Atlanta Police were called to the corner of MLK and Paschal Ave. (where the original Paschals Restaurant was located), for a double shooting. According to Officer Chafee, the shooting occurred a mile away on Paines Avenue and the victims stopped their vehicle for help on Martin Luther King Dr.
Two men suffered from gunshot wounds and were taken to Grady Hospital for treatment. As of Tuesday night, one man has died and the other is in critical condition. Investigators spent hours Tuesday afternoon at the crime scenes piecing together what happened.
One victim is in critical but stable condition and the second victim has died from his injuries. The preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting occurred in the 400 block of Paines Ave (in SW Atlanta) and the victims left the scene in the vehicle. A third male inside the vehicle was not physically injured. - Officer Chafee, Atlanta Police Dept.
Atlanta Police Homicide Detectives are investigating both scenes. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Atlanta Police Homicide Detectives at 404-546-4235 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.