Man shot in Piedmont Park; police searching for suspect

ATLANTA — Police say a man was shot in Piedmont Park on Saturday night.

Police were called to the area of the park near the pool complex when they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to Grady Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]

Investigators said the victim, who hasn’t been identified, got in an argument with someone he knew. The argument escalated and the other person pulled out a gun and shot the victim.


The victim would not give any information on the suspect to police.

Investigators are working to identify the suspect.

[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers. Information can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at There is a reward of up to $2,000 for the arrest and indictment of the suspect.