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Shooting near Atlanta mall sends woman to hospital

Police haven't publicly identified a suspect or motive in the crime
Atlanta Police Dept.

ATLANTA — Atlanta Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Friday and sent one person to the hospital.

According to Atlanta Police Officer TaSheena Brown, police were called to the area of 844 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW, near The Mall West End, around 4 p.m. to reports of a shooting.

They arrived to find the victim with a gunshot wound and said she was taken to the hospital for treatment. At the time, she was described as "alert, conscious, and breathing," police said.

As of Friday night, police had canvassed the area for witnesses but said they had not yet identified a suspect in the shooting. Police haven't yet identified a possible motive for the shooting.

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