5 Shot, 1 Dead
Police, firefighter, and paramedics from Atlanta responded shortly after 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2023 to a report of an active shooter at Northside Hospital Medical Midtown in the block of 1100 West Peachtree Street NW in Atlanta. Five people were shot, and one person was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victims were all female, described as two 39-year-old females (one died), a 71-year-old female, a 56-year-old female and 25-year-old female.
According to the Atlanta Police Department, anyone in the area is asked to secure their building and shelter in place. Anyone not in the area is asked to stay away. There may have also been evacuations in some situations.
Based on preliminary investigation the photos provided by the Atlanta Police Department are believed to be the suspect, who is believed to be armed and dangerous.
A manhunt was immediately underway for a male suspect at large. Atlanta Police Department has identified the suspect as Deion Patterson, age 24.
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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