According to a preliminary police report, May 16 at about 12:22 a.m., Atlanta officers responded to a 911 call about an individual being shot at the Tremont Apartment Homes located in Buckhead, Atlanta. Once they arrived, they found a male with gunshot wounds to the chest, he was pronounced dead on the scene.
Witnesses observed two males occupying a possibly blue or gray vehicle, yelling, “Get him!” during the shooting. “The vehicle then fled the scene traveling northbound on Roswell Road. Investigators have not confirmed a motive at this time, but are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. The investigation continues.” There is no security footage or even a security guard to corroborate any details of the night’s events.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Atlanta police. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $13,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637, or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.
TMAPC’s Legal Take
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