Victim of deadly shooting at northwest Atlanta apartment complex identified

Published: Apr. 20, 2023 at 7:32 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 25, 2023 at 10:50 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A deadly shooting investigation is underway Thursday morning at an apartment complex in northwest Atlanta.

Police said officers responded to a “person shot” call just before 6 a.m. at Flipper Temple Apartments on Abner Terrace.

Officers confirmed one person was transported to a hospital but did not survive. The victim was later identified as 19-year-old Jalen Curtis.

Investigators roped off the scene spoke on the scene with possible witnesses. Police did not immediately release further information but said they haven’t ruled out the possibility that the death is connected to a second homicide scene Thursday morning a mile away.

If you have any information, contact the Atlanta Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.