Police: Argument between tattoo parlors on Instagram leads to shooting

ATLANTA — Police are investigating a shooting in Little Five Points.

Atlanta police said an officer working an extra job at the Aisle 5 concert venue Thursday night witnessed an altercation in front of a tattoo parlor in the 1100 block on Euclid Avenue. Police said the altercation resulted in gunfire.

According to police, a 49-year-old man was shot in the thigh. The victim was taken to Atlanta Medical Center.

Police said the shooter, identified as 39-year-old Keith Wood, also fired a shot at an officer as he tried to get away.


Wood was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and aggravated assault against a peace officer.  Police said the incident stemmed from an ongoing feud between the two men that started on Instagram.

"This all stemmed from smack talking from two competing businesses," Atlanta police Capt. Andrew Senzer said.

The victim's son said the victim and the shooter used to work with each other. He said since the shooter got fired and started working at another business across the street, he's been starting trouble at his old job.