1 dead, 2 more hospitalized after ‘targeted’ triple shooting in southwest Atlanta, police say

ATLANTA — Police are investigating a deadly triple shooting in southwest Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the area of Windsor Street and Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. around 2 p.m. where they found three people with gunshot wounds.

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All three of the victims were taken to the hospital. Two of them were alert, conscious and breathing and the third was reported to be in critical condition.

The third victim later died from their injuries at the hospital. Their identity has not been released.

Police say the victims are young men between 18 and 21 years old, but did not clarify the exact age of the deceased victim.

Investigators say the suspects were in a white sedan and the shooting appeared to have been “targeted.”


NewsChopper 2 flew over the area and saw a large section of a residential area marked off with police tape.

Details on what led up to the shooting have not been released.

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