Man killed in shooting at Brookhaven apartments identified, shooter charged

44-year-old Jose Manuel Ozuna-Ruiz of Brookhaven died at the scene, police said.
44-year-old Jose Manuel Ozuna-Ruiz of Brookhaven died at the scene, police said.
Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 11:51 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 11:40 AM EST
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BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Brookhaven police officials confirmed to Atlanta News First that one man has died and three others were injured in a shooting at a Brookhaven apartment complex on Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the 3100 block of Buford Highway after reports of a shooting around 10:35 a.m.

Officials said the three other males who were shot were rushed to an area hospital. The current extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

According to police, the alleged shooter was also shot but is expected to survive.

Police did not release the alleged shooter’s identity but told Atlanta News First that he was detained and officers began providing treatment to all the individuals who were shot until medical personnel arrived on the scene.

44-year-old Jose Manuel Ozuna-Ruiz of Brookhaven died at the scene, police said.

“During the investigation, police recovered the suspected murder weapon inside the apartment and an additional firearm. The alleged shooter is currently receiving treatment for his wounds and has been charged with felony murder, and aggravated assault,” a news release stated.

Atlanta News First will update this story when more details are released.

Shooting at Brookhaven apartment complex on Sunday
Shooting at Brookhaven apartment complex on Sunday(Atlanta News First)