One Dead, Three Injured In Campbellton Road Shooting

The shooting occurred near the Andrew & Walter Young YMCA.

One person is dead and three others are injured after a shooting that happened late Monday afternoon.

The shooting took place in unit K-5 at the Apple Tree Apartments. Located at 2328 Campbellton Road, the complex is near the , which is where the monthly meeting of is set for Wednesday night. 

"When officers arrived on the scene they found one male shot multiple times," said Officer Kim Jones, a spokesperson for Atlanta police. "He was transported to Grady Hospital where he later died."

Jones said two other gunshot victims arrived at Grady Hospital later in the afternoon in a blue Buick Century. "The driver quickly left the scene after dropping off the two victims but the car was spotted by an officer who was at Grady Hospital on an unrelated call," Jones said.

The officer pursued the vehicle to Pulliam Street, when the driver fled the vehicle on foot and got away, Jones said.

Jones confirmed that one of the  gunshot victims who was taken to Grady in the Buick is a resident of the unit where the shooting took place. Both victims transported in the car to the hospital are in stable condition.

Stay with Patch as more details become available.

jerry washington May 01, 2012 at 02:07 PM
i used live in that area 20 years ago...some things dont change...


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