Arrest made in murder of 51-year-old Atlanta man

Charlie Cooper
Charlie Cooper(Fulton County Sheriff’s Office)
Published: Mar. 28, 2023 at 7:59 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 17, 2023 at 9:00 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - UPDATE: A man has been arrested in connection with the murder. Charlie Cooper turned himself in Apr. 3 and has been charged with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Police say the victim was a 51-year-old man. They responded to the scene around 7:22 p.m. and took him to the hospital, where he died.

ORIGINAL STORY: A deadly shooting investigation is underway in southwest Atlanta on Tuesday evening.

Officers responded to the 1300 block of 1341 Metropolitan Parkway SW after reports of a shooting around 8 p.m.

There is no additional information released by officials.

The shooting remains under investigation.

On Monday evening, Atlanta police officials say a female was shot and killed on Ira Street in southwest Atlanta.