ATLANTA - Atlanta police are searching for the gunman accused of shooting two teenagers in a busy part of Midtown during an attempted robbery Thursday night.
Crime scene tape blocked off the iconic Atlanta rainbow crosswalk at the intersection of 10th Street NE and Piedmont Avenue NE. Atlanta Police say a 17-year-old male was found shot in the abdomen at that location.
Around the corner, a second 17-year-old was found along Myrtle Street NE, just off 10th Street NE, with a similar gunshot wound.
Atlanta Police scour for clues after a shooting in Midtown Atlanta on Aug. 10, 2023. (FOX 5)
Both were alert, conscious, and breathing when they were rushed to an area hospital.
A witness who spoke to FOX 5's Rob DiRienzo says he heard seven to 10 gunshots near Piedmont Park before seeing people running. They say one bullet flew through an apartment window.
Friday morning, investigators say they believe both victims were shot during a robbery attempt.
Police say the gunmen fled on foot after the shooting before driving away from the scene.
No arrests have been made in connection to either shooting.
Investigators have not released the names of the two victims.
If you have any information about either of the shootings, call the Atlanta Police Department.
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