ATLANTA - Atlanta police said officers have made two arrests in the shooting death of a man at a busy Downtown Atlanta intersection near an Interstate 20 underpass earlier this week. A third man is still on the run.
Police said 29-year-old Shannon Jackson and 27-year-old Quamaruous Nichols are charged with felony murder charges as well criminal street gang. Police are still searching for a Miles Nichols.
"As our chief and our mayor has indicated, gang activity will not be tolerated in our city, violent crime will not be tolerated in our city. This occurred on March 14, and you already see where the chips have fallen," said Atlanta Homicide Commander Ralph Woolfolk.
Police said around 10:20 p.m. Monday a witness called 911 saying that a person had been shot.
Officers rushed out to Windsor Street and found a car parked under the Interstate 20 overpass. Investigators said a car pulled up beside the victim's vehicle and opened fire.
A man at a stoplight was shot multiple times, police said. He died at the scene.
Police investigate a deadly shooting near the I-20 underpass along Windsor Street on March 14, 2022. (FOX 5)
Police say the victim appeared to be in his mid-20s. They haven't released his identity or said if he lives in the area.
Police have not released a motive in the case.