Shooting injures 4, including man with symptoms of coronavirus

Atlanta police were investigating the shooting at the intersection of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Parkway Drive.

One of four victims injured in a Sunday night shooting in northeast Atlanta was also showing symptoms of the coronavirus, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Officers who responded to the shooting at the corner of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Parkway Drive took special precaution at the advice of medic teams on scene, Atlanta police Capt. Theosie Williams told the news station. The initial call came in about 11:15 p.m.

The officers did not have contact with the victim, described as a man in his 50s, Williams said. They were unable to question him as of early Monday morning.

The man was taken to Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center. He was stable Monday morning, according to a police spokesman.

Three other victims believed to be connected to the shooting later showed up at Grady Memorial Hospital, Channel 2 reported. According to Williams, two of them are believed to be under the age of 18.

“The victims told police that a group of them were walking in the area when a black Pontiac drove up and someone inside the vehicle started shooting at a member of the group,” spokesman Officer Steve Avery said in a statement.

The victims were unable to describe the suspects, he said. The shooting remains under investigation.

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