Atlanta police: Shooting victims in Castleberry Hill, near City Hall could be related

Two shooting victims were found less than 30 minutes apart.
Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 4:55 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2023 at 10:15 PM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A person was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Castleberry Hill, according to Atlanta police.

The Atlanta Police Department responded to the Smith & Porter Apartments at 210 Peters St. SW just before 3 p.m. When they arrived, they found Robert Kirkland, 27, dead with a gunshot wound.

Police believe the shooting may have been connected to a shooting earlier Monday.

Police responded to Atlanta City Hall just before 2:30 p.m. Monday and found a man with a gunshot wound in a car. The man was taken to the hospital alive and the driver of the car was detained.

Return to Atlanta News First for updates on this developing story.