Breaking News
More () »

Atlanta's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Atlanta, Georgia | 11alive.com

32-year-old man gunned down in southwest Atlanta

Atlanta Police were able to detain one person in connection with the shooting.

ATLANTA — Atlanta Police said a 32-year-old man was shot and killed in southwest Atlanta on Saturday evening.

According to Atlanta Police Officer Anthony Grant, it happened in the 100 block of Peyton Place SW shortly after 7 p.m.

Officers responded to the location in response to a call regarding a person shot.

When they arrived, Grant said, officers discovered Tavoris Gates suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Gates was confirmed dead at the scene.

According to Grant, officers were able to detain one male a the scene of the shooting.

The police investigation remains ongoing. 


Man, woman face charges after child is killed while playing with a gun at Bartow County campground

Investigators looking into death at Macon homeless shelter

Watkinsville man killed in single-vehicle wreck in Oconee County

Idaho woman charged with murder of 2-month-old infant

Uber requiring photo verification that drivers are wearing masks

Man found dead, woman found badly beaten inside home following SWAT standoff