ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating an Atlanta Police Department (APD) officer involved shooting in northwest Atlanta Sunday morning, according to a GBI statement.
The GBI states that their preliminary information indicates that approximately 1:05 a.m., APD responded to shots fired around James Jackson Pkwy and Hamilton E. Holmes Dr in Atlanta, GA. The responding officer encountered two males with guns. The officer fired his firearm. A man identified as Gabriel Parker, 38, of Atlanta died at the scene from gunshot injuries. A second male was transported to a local hospital with gunshot injuries.READ MORE: President Joe Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act Into Law
Two handguns were located at the scene. No officers were injured during the incident.READ MORE: A 10-Year-Old Boy Has Part Of His Leg Amputated After Shark Attack
An autopsy of Parker will be completed by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.MORE NEWS: A Florida Judge To Hold Hearing Tuesday On Request To Unseal Mar-A-Lago Affidavit
The NAACP is also reviewing the case.