Officers find man shot near entrance to Piedmont Park

The Charles Allen entrance to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta. (FOX 5)

Atlanta police said they are searching for a shooter after a man was shot near the entrance to Piedmont Park on Tuesday evening.

The shooting happened around 7:15 p.m. along 10th Street NE near Taft Avenue NE, about a block west of the Charles Allen entrance to Piedmont Park. Police said officers arrived at the scene to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and was alert, conscious, and breathing at the time.

The armed suspect got away in a silver SUV, police say. A description of the shooter was not immediately released.

The case remains under investigation.

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