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Police seek vehicle possibly related to Midas murder


ATLANTA – Police have released new surveillance footage connected to a murder not far from the Georgia Tech campus.

Atlanta police say the video shows a newer model light-colored – possibly white -- Range Rover.

Detectives say the vehicle may somehow be involved in the death of a 48-year-old man, who was found shot to death early Tuesday morning at a Midas Car Care off Northside Drive

Anyone with information is asked to call Atlanta Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS(8477).

Man found shot to death near Georgia Tech


ATLANTA --  A man's body was found in the parking lot of an auto repair shop late Tuesday night.

Police responded to the Midas shop at 8th Street and Northside Drive after two brothers heard gunshots. After police arrived, they found a man lying on the ground beside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chris and Patrick Kelly said they looked outside of their balcony after hearing four to five gunshots and saw a white hatchback pull away from the Midas auto shop.

"It was tough. It was really hard to see," Chris Kelly said.

Maj. Adam Lee with the Atlanta Police Department said they are looking to see if any cameras in the area caught the suspects.

Lee said the victim did not have any identification on him so they're working to identify him.

Lockdown lifted at M. Agnes Jones Elementary


ATLANTA – Police say M. Agnes Elementary School in southwest Atlanta was briefly placed on lockdown Monday.

According to Atlanta Public Schools, the lockdown happened after an unspecified disturbance near the school.

Most of the students had already been dismissed when the lockdown occurred.

Police secured the building and the lockdown was lifted at 3:08 p.m.

According to police, a handgun and magazine were recovered and a suspect was taken into custody in connection with the disturbance.

Community meeting discusses concerns after studio shooting


ATLANTA (WXIA) – Plans are in place for two very different events Tuesday evening, both centered on the same tragic incident.

Up-and-coming rapper Bankroll Fresh was gunned down outside Street Exec Studios in northwest Atlanta Friday night.

Early Friday evening, a candlelight vigil for him is being held at Blue Ivory Lounge in southwest Atlanta. At the same time, community members will gather at the Defoor Centre on Defoor Avenue to discuss their security concerns.

Officials break ground on Moores Mill shopping center


ATLANTA -- Officials broke ground on the long-awaited Moores Mill Shopping Center in northwest Atlanta, Wednesday.

1 shot in wreck on I-285 on west side


ATLANTA (WXIA) -- Georgia State Patrol officers responding to an wreck on Interstate 285 southbound near the ramp to I-20 eastbound on Atlanta's west side late Wednesday afternoon discovered that one man had been shot.

Investigators said the man suffering the gunshot wound was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta in "low sick" condition. 

Additional information was not immediately available.


Child rescued from storm drain on Georgia Tech campus


ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech police are credited with saving a child from an unusual situation on Thursday after a fall into a storm drain.

The incident happened at a drain near the Kessler Campanile and the student center officials said.

Two Georgia Tech officers rescued the child from the drain. The child was not injured.