2 killed, 1 injured in Atlanta shooting; woman in custody

Two people were killed and one was injured in shootings at two locations in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood on Monday afternoon, Atlanta police said.

Police say a suspect is in custody.

It comes after police said they were looking for an unknown woman in connection with the shooting. Police shared photos of the individual with a suitcase.

Police said she was taken into custody at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Authorities said the cause of the shooting was unclear and they were investigating the connection between the two locations.

The first two victims, including the deceased, were found at 1280 W. Peachtree Street. The third victim was at 1100 Peachtree Street, police said. The third victim later died in hospital, police said.

Law enforcement at the scene of a shooting in Atlanta on August 22, 2022.


Police also said they were investigating whether the shootings were targeted or random.

ABC News

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