At least one person was killed and at least three were injured in a shooting at a medical building in Atlanta on Wednesday, officials said. Police said on Twitter that the suspect has not been taken into custody.
Police said an “active shooting situation” occurred inside a building on West Peachtree Street between 12th and 13th Streets in the Midtown Atlanta area.
“Three people were taken to hospital for treatment and four people died at the scene,” police said on Twitter. “Police are actively searching for suspects and other victims.”
Northside Hospital said on Twitter that it was “cooperating with law enforcement” following the shooting in Midtown.
“We urge residents of the affected area to evacuate and follow the instructions of law enforcement agencies at the scene,” the hospital said.
Police urged people to avoid the area or shelter and released four photos of the suspect on social media.
An alert sent to a cell phone described the suspect as a black male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants and brown shoes. someone who knows the suspect’s information