Suspect in Atlanta shooting, which killed 1 and injured 4, is now in custody
Authorities say a gunman who opened fire, Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at an Atlanta medical facility, killing one, stole a vehicle shortly after the shooting in order to flee from police. The vehicle was later found at a Cobb County parking garage
After an hours-long manhunt, The alleged gunman, Deion Patterson, 24, was arrested in Cobb County, northwest of the city, shortly before 8 p.m. ET.
Patterson facing charges related to the shooting that killed a 39-year-old woman and injured four other women at the Northside Hospital Midtown Medical building.
A motive for the shooting is still unclear as police continue to investigate.
Sen. Raphael Warnock took to the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon, decrying the afternoon's events. He said it adds yet another tragedy to America's long list of mass shootings while politicians fail toact.