DeKalb County

Shooting near DeKalb County hotel leaves one man hospitalized, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities are investigating a shooting near a DeKalb County hotel.

Brookhaven police told Channel 2 Action News that officers received reports of a person shot near the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center on Lake Hearn Drive NE.

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When officers arrived, they located one person who had been shot.

The victim was taken to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. His identity has not been released.

Authorities have not said if anyone has been taken into custody in connection to the shooting.


The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation.

The following is a statement from hotel officials regarding the incident:

“The safety and security of our guests and associates is a top priority. The hotel is cooperating with the Brookhaven Police Department, and as this is an ongoing investigation, additional questions should be directed to the police department.”

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