Man in wheelchair shot to death, police searching for answers

- A man in a wheelchair was shot and killed and police don't know who did it or why. Olden Cooper III was gunned down at an apartment complex on Hollywood Road in southwest Atlanta.

Cooper was a father of two.  Everyone in southwest Atlanta who knew him affectionately called him "Wheels".  Cooper had been in a wheelchair since 2000 when he was paralyzed in a shooting. 

"When he got put in the wheelchair in 2000 it changed him and made his heart bigger if he sees you down, he’d say 'it’s going to be a brighter day!'" said his brother Alfonso Bussie.

On November 18, Cooper was in his wheelchair when a gunman fired at least 7 shots.  One bullet struck Cooper in the head and killed him.

Almost a month later, Atlanta Police don't know who shot him or why. Homicide investigators went back to the apartment complex Wednesday night to ask questions and look for any details that might lead them to the killer. 

"We have no idea what happened. He didn’t have any altercations that we know of that day or previous days," said Atlanta Police Lt. Carven Tyus.

Police and Cooper's family are hoping a reward will convince someone to come forward with information.  This is a Crime Stoppers case. 

"The family needs answers, we're not going to give up until we get answers," said Cooper's cousin, Triana Arnold James. 

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