Atlanta mass shooting: Update on victims
During a press conference shortly after 3 p.m., additional information was released by Atlanta Chief of Police Darin Schierbaum.
Schierbaum said they received a call about a shooting inside a medical building in the 1100 block of Peachtree NW shortly after noon. Police soon discovered that five people had been shot in the waiting area of the building. The five victims that were shot were two 39-year-old females, a 71-year-old female, a 56-year-old female and 25-year-old female. The deceased victim is one of the 39-year-old females. Schierbaum did not reveal if the victims were patients or employees.
Schierbaum also revealed that the suspect's mother was with him at the time of the shooting. She was not injured and the family is cooperating with police, said the police chief.