Police investigate shooting near downtown Atlanta courthouse

Atlanta police were investigating after a man was shot and wounded downtown, near the county courthouse.

Atlanta police Sgt. John Chafee said the call came in around 1 p.m. Friday reporting a person was shot near the Fulton County courthouse. Responding officers found a man with a gunshot wound in the back.

Chafee says the man was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

Police spokesman Carlos Campos says they believe the shooting was drug-related. No other details were immediately available.