Beloved teacher identified as victim of fatal weekend shooting in downtown Atlanta
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A metro Atlanta middle school has identified one of its beloved teachers as the victim of a fatal shooting over the weekend in downtown Atlanta.
Officers responded to 81 Peachtree Street, which is down the street from Underground Atlanta, early Sunday morning around 3 a.m. When they arrived, they found a 25-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition and later died.
Police say they believe the shooting was the result of a fight. They say a suspect was nowhere to be found, and no arrests have been made.
On Monday, Marietta Middle School identified the victim as one of their own. They say Jason Ogbomoh, a beloved computer science teacher at MMS, passed away Sunday night.
School officials sent the following letter out to MMS families and staff:
Homicide investigators continue to look into what happened. If you have any information, contact the Atlanta Police Department at 404-658-6666. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.
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