Man shot by acquaintance at southwest Atlanta home, APD says

A suspect was arrested after a shooting left one person injured on Saturday evening.

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The Atlanta Police Department said officers came to the southwest home on Smith Street near Gardner Street around 7 p.m. in reference to a person shot.

Officers found a man with a gunshot wound.


He was able to provide a location for the suspect before being transported to the hospital.

Investigators learned the victim knew the person who shot him.

Officials identified the suspect as Raymond North, 59.

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He was arrested and booked into the Fulton County Jail.

During the investigation, officers recovered a gun in North’s possession.

He is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.


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