A drive-by shooting in the heart of downtown Atlanta left one person dead and two others injured early Saturday, authorities said.
The triple shooting occurred about 1:30 a.m. outside a condominium building in the 200 block of Piedmont Avenue, according to Atlanta police spokesman Officer Steve Avery. Officers arrived to find three men with gunshot wounds. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and two others were taken to a hospital. They’re expected to survive their injuries.
The man killed was identified as 20-year-old Bailey Dee. He lived in Champaign, Illinois, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Officers recovered more than two dozen shell casings from the scene that appeared to be fired from at least two different weapons, APD’s homicide commander Lt. Daniel Genson told reporters at the scene. The deadly shooting was captured on video, he said.
Police have not released the name of the man killed or identified the others who were injured. No arrests have been made, but authorities said the suspects appeared to be riding in a dark-colored SUV or crossover.
A GoFundMe set up to raise money for Dee’s funeral expenses had raised nearly $2,500 as of Wednesday evening.
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