Ashanti Leandrea Dorsey
Photo: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office

Woman arrested in South Fulton double shooting

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery in connection with the Monday shooting of two women at a home in the city of South Fulton.

South Fulton police arrested Ashanti Leandrea Dorsey at her home Wednesday, spokeswoman Ashley Minter-Osanyinbi said.

Detectives believe Dorsey shot the two women, who have not been identified, after an ongoing dispute. 

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Officers responding to the shooting around 5:30 p.m. Monday found the women in stable condition at a home in the 6800 block of Kimberly Mill Road. They were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and are now recovering.

“Detectives arrived on scene and subsequent investigation led to Dorsey being identified as the suspect,” South Fulton police Cpl. Maureen Smith said.

Dorsey is also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the South Fulton Police Department or Crime Stoppers. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting crimestoppersatlanta.org.

— Staff writer Raisa Habersham contributed to this article.

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