14-year-old turns himself in after late night shooting in Atlanta apartment

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police Department is investigating a shooting where the only witness was a child.

It happened on Bent Creek Way SW on Thursday night.

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Police said the shooting occurred at 11:10 p.m. when two men got into an argument in an apartment unit that escalated into violence.

One man shot the other multiple times, according to APD, then ran away.

Investigators say a 14-year-old suspect came to the Atlanta Public Safety Headquarters a few hours after the shooting and turned himself in.


APD said the shooting victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries and was stable when he was taken away in an ambulance.

An APD spokesperson told Channel 2 Action News that the victim was taken to surgery.

The only witness to the incident was a 9-year-old child, officers said.

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