ATLANTA — Family members have identified one of two victims in a deadly shooting in Midtown over the weekend as a 23-year-old man.
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Police responded to reports of a shooting on at the Spectrum on Spring Apartments on Spring Street just after 2 a.m. Sunday.
Police found two people dead from multiple gunshot wounds. The alleged shooter, Phillip S. Mills, was arrested Sunday night and charged with two counts of murder and aggravated assault.
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Family members identified one of the victims as Shawn Parker on a GoFundMe set up to help cover his funeral expenses.
“We lost Shawn due to a senseless act of gun violence at the age of 23 years old. Shawn was killed by someone he called a “friend,” Shuntrice Parker wrote. “Everyone that knows Shawn knows that he was a joy to be around, and had a heart of gold. Shawn loved and lived life to the fullest.”
Family members are hoping to raise $20,000 to cover Parker’s funeral expenses.
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The other victim has not been identified.
Police have not released a motive for the shooting or said if Parker lived at the apartments.
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