11-year-old recovering after being chased and shot by 3 males, police nonetheless looking for suspects – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — The search is on for 3 suspects who chased and shot an 11-year-old boy.

Atlanta Police mentioned it occurred on Jan. 14 at round 6:15 p.m., on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

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“It’s unhappy…actually horrible,” mentioned a neighbor.

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Channel 2′s Tom Regan spoke with others on Wednesday who reacted to the capturing and the sufferer’s mom, who wished to not be on digicam. She mentioned her son is doing higher and has been launched from the hospital.

Police mentioned surveillance video confirmed the younger boy working from the three suspects making an attempt to cover, however once they discovered him, they began capturing at him.

He was shot twice, they usually additionally shot right into a storefront close by.

Police discovered the sufferer on the scene and he was taken to a Kids’s Hospital for therapy.

Police don’t know what led to the chase and capturing

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“It’s unsuitable for what occurred, however there’s nothing I can do,” mentioned the neighbor.

Others within the neighborhood additionally puzzled what sparked the outburst of violence, particularly concentrating on a pre-teen

“I’m going to have to hope for him. I’m going to have to hope for him,” mentioned one other neighbor.

Police are hoping somebody can determine the suspects.

Anybody with data can submit a tip anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at (404) 577-TIPS (8477), on-line at www.StopCrimeAtl.org, or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637).

Tipsters don’t have to provide their title or any figuring out data to be eligible for a reward of as much as $2,000.

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