US: Shooting at Atlanta medical facility leaves one dead
One person died while four others were injured after a shooting inside a medical facility in Atlanta of the US’ Georgia state.
Washington: One person died while four others were injured after a shooting inside a medical facility in Atlanta of the US’ Georgia state.
Four shooting victims were transported to hospital for treatment while one was pronounced dead on scene.
The shooter has been identified as 24-year-old Deion Patterson, who is still at large.
Officers are actively searching for the suspect and any other victims.
A manhunt for the shooter who opened fire inside the medical facility on Wednesday is underway, the the Atlanta Police Department said.
The Cobb County Police Department tweeted that officers are searching for the suspect after reports that he may have come to the county, located in the Atlanta metropolitan area, Xinhua news agency reported.
Portions of Cobb County that border Atlanta may see heavier than normal presence, the police department also wrote.
Patterson allegedly shot five people, all females, in a waiting room on the 11th floor of an Atlanta medical centre. One of the victims died at the scene.