PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
For Immediate Release
SANDY SPRINGS, GA (February 28, 2022) – The Sandy Springs Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a 28-year-old male.
On Saturday February 26, 2022 just before 9:30 PM, Sandy Springs Officers responded to a residence on Willow Creek Drive after receiving a 911 call of a person shot. Once Officers arrived, they located an unconscious male inside the home suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers immediately started performing life saving measures on the wounded male until the arrival of medical services. The male was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Officers and Detectives immediately started processing the scene and interviewing witnesses. Although this investigation is very active and in the early stages, Detectives were able to determine that this was not a random act of violence and learned that both parties were known to each other. Both parties were inside the residence and got into an argument that resulted in gunfire
The identity of the decedent is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Detectives are still interviewing the shooter and no charges have been filed as of the time of this press release
- SSPD Case Number: 2022-002087
- Media Contact: Sgt. S. Ortega
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