Thursday, July 22, 2010
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Clayton News Daily
Clayton County Police were investigating a double shooting in College Park late Thursday. The incident left a man dead, and a woman wounded.
Authorities did not immediately release the identities of the shooting victims.
The shooting occurred in the 1900 block of Faith Cove, off Denny Drive, at 6:42 p.m. , according to Officer Otis Willis, III, a spokesman for the police department.
"They were fired upon as they were walking along the path in the wood line," Willis said. He said the woman was shot in her left calf, and was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Willis did not provide information on her condition. He said the man appeared to have been struck in the upper-body area.
"We have some strong leads, and we're working them right now, and it's looking very hopeful," said Willis.
Authorities did not provide further information regarding a possible motive, suspect or suspects, in the shooting.
-- From staff reports