Man killed in SE Atlanta shooting that also injured 4 women

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1 dead, 4 shot after fight at SE Atlanta apartment complex

Credit: WSBTV Videos

A man was killed and four women were injured in a shooting outside a southeast Atlanta apartment complex late Saturday night, according to police.

Atlanta officers told Channel 2 Action News the shooting at the Fairway Gardens Apartments on Cleveland Avenue occurred after someone pulled out a gun as a result of a fight.

“We do know that there was an altercation of some sort that took place on the property,” Lt. Ralph Woolfolk told the news station from the scene. “And subsequent to that, a 22-year-old male was pronounced deceased on scene.”

Channel 2 reported that the group of women, including three sisters, were celebrating a birthday at the complex when a neighbor started yelling at them, claiming they disrespected his sister. After one of the women got into a struggle with the man, “he got his gun and shot me in the leg,” she told the news station, asking not to be identified.

“After that, he just started shooting everywhere. He started shooting at everybody and everybody tried to run back into the house,” she said.

At that point, the woman told Channel 2 she grabbed her gun and shot the man to death.

He was later identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner as Delano Wells Jr.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.