3 Midtown Atlanta shooting victims still in ICU, hospital officials say
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Four of the five victims in Wednesday’s deadly shooting at a Midtown Atlanta Medical Center remain hospitalized.
All five victims were women. Police tell Atlanta News First, four of the women, a 71-year-old female, a 56-year-old female, a 39-year-old woman, and a 25-year-old woman, suffered injuries and were rushed to the hospital for treatment. They have been identified as Lisa Glynn, Georgette Whitlow, Jazzmin Danie, and Alesha Hollinger.
The fifth victim, 39-year-old Amy St. Pierre, did not survive.
During a press conference held Thursday, Grady Chief Medical Officer Robert Jansen said three of the injured women remain in the Intensive Care Unit, with two listed in critical condition and expected to return to the operating room. The third victim is stable and set to move out of the ICU.
The fourth injured victim remains in the hospital’s medical unit.
“The Impact on staff is something you can’t imagine,” Jansen said. “Seeing shooting victims is almost a daily occurence. This happening in a hospital setting, it resonates more.”
Jansen told Atlanta News First he was able to speak with two of the victims, describing them as “traumatized.”
This is a developing story.
HERE IS WHAT WE KNOW:
- The shooting happened in the waiting room of a medical building at 1100 West Peachtree Street a building that houses several medical offices and is operated by Northside Hospital.
- Atlanta police department officials identified the alleged shooter as 24-year-old Deion Patterson. He was captured and taken into custody just before 8 p.m. after an hours-long manhunt, the U.S. Marshals office confirmed.
- Chief Schierbaum said five individuals were shot in total and a 39-year-old woman was killed in the shooting. “Out of those who were injured are a 71-year-old female, a 56-year-old female, a 39-year-old woman, and a 25-year-old woman,” he said.
- Mayor Dickens said that he’s spoken to Gov. Brian Kemp, a congressional delegation of senators, and congresspeople, and he has been in touch with White House officials. He expects to be in touch with the families of the victims.
- Chief Schierbaum said officials believe Patterson stole a vehicle a short distance away from where the shooting took place and he drove off. “We are aware of a vehicle carjacked from 14th Street and Williams Street, not long after the shooting,” Atlanta Police said in a statement. “The vehicle has since been recovered by our law enforcement partners in Cobb County.”
- Multiple law enforcement agencies across the region are working together on this case including police officials in Fulton County, Cobb County, City of Atlanta police, Atlanta school police, GBI, FBI, MARTA police, the Secret Service, and other local police agencies.
- Provided an update and said the Atlanta police department extends their condolences and well wishes to the victims and the families of the victims in the shooting.
- Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call 911. Police said he is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Crime Stoppers has increased their reward up to $10,000 in this case.
- Officials advised that Patterson is believed to be armed and dangerous and to call 9-1-1 immediately if they see him and avoid approaching him.
- Officials said that Crime Stoppers has increased their reward up to $10,000 in this case.
- Cobb County Police officials confirmed that the car the suspect allegedly stole was found near The Battery.
- The suspect was captured and arrested just before 8 p.m., officials confirmed to Atlanta News First.
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