Local news media report Wednesday that 63-year-old Diane McIver died in surgery at Emory Hospital early Monday after the shooting occurred near Piedmont Park. McIver was the president of Corey Airport Services, a marketing company based in Atlanta.
McIver's company is known for its 300-foot billboard in the downtown area. She worked with the company for 43 years.
Atlanta Police spokeswoman Kim Jones says McIver was riding in a car with people she knew when a firearm was discharged inside the vehicle. A police incident report states McIver was in the passenger seat at the time of the shooting.
Police have not named the other people in the vehicle.
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