Shotgun wound to the head was discovered in the body of a woman found dead in an Atlanta parking lot.
A woman with a shotgun wound to the head was discovered dead in a shopping center parking lot in Atlanta, Georgia.
Police are investigating surveillance video from the Crossroads Shopping Center, also known as Stewart-Lakewood Center, in the city’s southwest corner, which is accessible via Metropolitan Parkway.
The incident occurred at approximately 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. Police spent around four hours on the scene collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses.
As of late Thursday morning, investigators had not named the victim, but they did indicate she was in her 30s. At the time of the incident, no businesses in the area were open.
According to Fox 5 Atlanta, Atlanta Police Homicide Commander Lt. Daniel Genson said, “We’re in the early stages of the investigation.”
“We’re trying to figure out what evidence we have and put together a timeline to figure out what led up to the incident.”
Anyone with information should call the Atlanta Police Department, which The Washington Newsday has reached out to for more information.
A 26-year-old man was killed during his first shift as a part-time police officer in Georgia earlier this month.
On Saturday, October 9, about 1 a.m., Dylan Harrison was shot outside the Alamo police station in Wheeler County.
After a 38-hour manhunt, investigators revealed on Sunday that Damien Anthony Ferguson, 43, of Alamo, Georgia, had been apprehended in connection with the crime.
Harrison was allegedly killed as a result of an earlier confrontation that occurred some hours prior near the precinct, according to investigators.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s (GBI) special agent in charge, Lindsay Wilkes, told reporters Harrison allegedly witnessed a Ferguson associate commit a traffic infraction and deployed his Taser on the offender.
According to ABC News, “it is believed that the ambush-style attack on Officer Harrison was payback for the encounter.”
Ferguson was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated stalking in connection with a prior domestic altercation.
On Sunday, October 10, Kyndal Reynolds, 21, was shot and killed with her own gun in Houston, Texas, after she and another woman attempted to rob two men they were in a car with.
Reynolds and Tywana Antonette Cody, 42, were arrested, according to police. This is a condensed version of the information.