Public Safety Briefs: Kroger carjacking; transgender meeting; homicide help
UPDATE: A man was shot during a carjacking incident at the Kroger supermarket at 1160 Moreland Ave. last night, Jan. 14, just after 7 p.m. According to our media affiliate CBS46, police said the unnamed victim was driving a Camaro when he parked and started to walk into the store. The perpetrators asked the victim for his keys, which he gave them, and was then shot. He has non life-threatening injuries. WSB reported at noon that three suspects have been apprehended by DeKalb Police and the Camaro recovered.
The Atlanta Police Department will host a community meeting tonight, Jan. 15, to address police interactions with the transgender community. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Rush Center, 1530 DeKalb Ave. APD representatives will include the Department’s LGBT Liaisons, Officers Eric King and Courtney Murphy, as well as APD Commanders with oversight of the Department’s Standard Operating Procedures and Office of Professional Standards. Topics will include the role of the LGBT Liaisons, ways to improve communication between the APD and the transgender community, and the recently-implemented Standard Operating Procedure regarding APD interactions with transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming individuals.
Atlanta Police need the public’s help in finding the suspects who shot and killed a man near Northside Drive at McDaniel Street on Jan. 10. Officers were dispatched to 330 McDaniel around 7:30 p.m. and found one victim dead from gunshot wounds and two others with non-life threatening wounds. Portions of the incident were captured on surveillance cameras at that location, including the video below. APD also released the grainy images you see here of the suspects. If you have information on the case, call Crime Stoppers Atlanta at (404) 577-8477.