Man arrested for shooting on MARTA bus

- MARTA Police say surveillance video has helped them make an arrest in a July shooting on board a bus near the Hamilton E. Holmes station.

Officials say 25-year-old Garland Wilson turned himself into police on charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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“Our state-of-the-art surveillance system played a pivotal role in identifying the suspect, teamed with hard work from all law enforcement officers involved brought this case to a successful resolution,” MARTA Police Chief Wanda Y. Dunham said.  

According to police, Wilson opened fire on the fellow bus passenger on the night of July 26, then took off running.

Medics rushed the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.

MARTA police say that Wilson was the only suspect in the shooting and will be turned over to the Fulton County District Attorney for prosecution.

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