ATLANTA — An official source with the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has identified the suspect accused of killing two people inside of a Midtown condominium Monday afternoon.
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Channel 2 has learned the suspect, Raissa Kengne was arrested by ATF task force officers at the international terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after an ATF agent contacted a taxi company and found out she had been dropped off at the airport.
Our source learned Kengne was arrested in the terminal prior to going through security and had a .9mm Glock pistol in her purse.
ATF turned her over to the Atlanta Police Department, the source said.
APD said the following in a news release on Monday:
“We are grateful for the assistance of our public safety partners who assisted in this situation. Specifically, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, Fulton County Marshals Office, MARTA Police, Georgia State University Police, Georgia Tech Police Department, the ATF, Atlanta Fire Rescue Department and Grady EMS. With the help of our public safety partners and our extensive camera network, we were able to locate the suspect and safely apprehend her at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport.”
On Monday night, the Fulton County Examiner’s Office told Channel 2′s Larry Spruill the names of the victims who died. They were Wesley Freeman and Property Manager Michael Shinners.
President of Beacon Management Services Lisa Simmons says her company managed 1280 West. She identified the surviving victim, who remains hospitalized, as Chief Building Engineer Mike Horne. Simmons says his current condition is unknown.
The suspect is expected to appear in court today for her first appearance. Channel 2 Action News will have complete coverage starting on Channel 2 Action News at Noon and 4 p.m.
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