11 Shot in 24 Hours in Democrat-Controlled Atlanta

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Eleven people were shot, five of them fatally, between Thursday at 6:00 p.m. and Friday at 6:00 p.m. in Democrat-controlled Atlanta, Georgia.

WSB-TV reported that the first fatal shooting of the 24-hour time frame occurred around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, when someone was shot and killed at “an apartment complex on Campbellton Road.”

Half an hour later police received calls on a shooting on Powers Ferry Road and found 43-year-old Curtis Coleman dead inside a vehicle.

Twenty-nine-year-old Faisal Norley was shot and killed at Pleasant Lake Village in Duluth around 7:50 p.m. Police believe the shooting was the result of an argument between two people.

The fourth fatal shooting of the 24-hour time time frame occurred early Friday, when an unidentified person was shot and killed “in front of a tattoo shop on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.”

Police responded to the fifth fatal shooting just before 5:00 a.m. Friday. The shooting was reported to have occurred at 1783 Cheshire Bridge Road, which is where police found two wounded individuals. One of the wounded individuals later died at a hospital.

Also on Thursday, People magazine announced that rapper Quavo “is launching a $100,000 gun prevention program in Atlanta.”

The $100,000 will be dispersed via $10,000 grants designated to organizations working to reduce gun violence in Atlanta.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a pro-staffer for Pulsar Night Vision. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal in 2010 and holds a Ph.D. in Military History, with a focus on the Vietnam War (brown water navy), U.S. Navy since Inception, the Civil War, and Early Modern Europe. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com.


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