Lyft passenger shot under I-85 overpass in SW Atlanta

Atlanta police are investigating after a Lyft passenger was shot under an Interstate 85 overpass in southwest Atlanta.

Officers were called out to Cleveland Avenue, just under I-85 for a reported shooting. Atlanta police spoke with the Lyft driver who said he picked up two men and a woman. He told police the man in the back shot the man sitting in the front passenger seat. The man and the woman in the back then ran across the highway

A passerby stopped and took the man to Grady Memorial Hospital. He is listed in critical condition as of Thursday evening.

Police investigate a shooting under I-85 along Cleveland Avenue in southwest Atlanta on May 20, 2021.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Investigators worked into the evening trying to piece together what led to the shooting.

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