Atlanta Police are investigating a shooting along Jonesboro Road SE on Sept. 12, 2023. (FOX 5)
ATLANTA - A person has been shot near the Carver Neighborhood Market on Jonesboro Road SE.
Atlanta police confirmed they responded to the incident just after 9:20 p.m. Tuesday. Atlanta Police say officers arrived at the scene to find a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound.
The man was alert, conscious, and breathing when he was taken to the hospital.
Investigators believe the man was shot during an attempted robbery. The details are still under investigation. No word on a suspect or motive.
The market, which is run by the nonprofit Focused Community Strategies, "whose mission is to partner with under-served neighborhoods to provide innovative and holistic development that produces flourishing communities," was closed at the time.
"Our prayers are with the families who have been impacted by the shooting," a spokesperson for the market told FOX 5 in a statement issued Wednesday. "We’re thankful no one has experienced gun violence on our property, and we’ll continue to be intentional about ensuring the safety of our team members and customers as they visit our market."
The APD Aggravated Assault Unit is investigating.
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