3 people shot while video being filmed in northwest Atlanta

ATLANTA — Three men were shot in northwest Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon, officers confirmed to Channel 2 Action News.

The shooting happened at Verbena Street in northwest Atlanta just before 5 p.m.

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Officers found a 24-year-old man who had been shot in the arm and a 27-year-old man who had been shot in the back. Both of them were taken to the hospital.

A 23-year-old man who had been shot in the neck drove himself to the hospital.

Police say a video was being shot when the shooting happened.


This address has several businesses including a seafood restaurant and a laundromat.

It is unclear what led up to the shooting.

Police have not said if they have identified any suspects.

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