Man critically injured in downtown shooting, possible suspect detained

Atlanta police investigate the shooting near 230 Peachtree Street NW.

A man shot in the downtown hotel district Wednesday evening is in critical condition, according to Atlanta police.

The victim was shot along Peachtree Street NW at 7:15 p.m. Police said they heard the gunshot and rushed to the scene.

He was taken to the hospital while a possible suspect was detained. The name of the person shot has not been released yet.

Police are still investigating.

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