Atlanta (News Focus Atlanta) — Atlanta Police officers were dispatched to a person shot call at 370 Northside Dr NW in the English Avenue Neighborhood of Northwest Atlanta, on Jan. 2, 2022, at around 3:00 AM according to an Atlanta Police Department (APD) press release.
The APD media release went on to state that upon arrival, APD officers located a female victim who appeared to have been shot. Initial examination indicated she had been struck in the hand and ear.
Atlanta Fire Rescue Medics stabilized the victim on scene before she was taken to the hospital in stable condition at time of transport.
The preliminary investigation indicates the victim, a teenage female, and a number of other teenagers, were at the location for a party.
It appears the apartment is a short-term rental. While there, a male discharged a firearm and the victim was struck. Investigators are working to determine the details surrounding the incident.
APD had a section of Western Ave NW next to The Point at Westside apartments, cordoned off with crime scene barricade tape for several hours.
At this time, the investigation continues. No further information was available at that time.
APD reminds readers to please keep in mind the above information is preliminary in nature and is subject to change as the investigation progresses and new information comes to light.
The limited information above is from an official APD News & Press Release issued on 01/02/2022 at 11:01 AM. APD is responsible for the content.
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