Man shot on sidewalk near 3rd Street SW, Cottage Grove Ave.

Atlanta Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 12:20 a.m. May 12 near 3rd Street SW and Cottage Grove Avenue.

Police located a male with a gunshot wound in the area. He was alert and breathing and transported to a nearby hospital. He told police that he was walking when an unknown man threatened him with a gun and then shot him.

No one has been arrested at this time.