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SSPD Press Release: Person Shot Investigation 2021-011873

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE

For Immediate Release

UPDATE 1

SANDY SPRINGS, GA (November 5, 2021) – Sandy Springs Police Detectives have issued arrest warrants in connection to the October 30th shooting of a 29 year old victim outside 8290 Roswell Rd, the Venetian Bar and Grill. Wanted in connection to this case are 36-year-old Votino Kapri Poon; and 30-year-old Keith Lenard Black.


 The whereabouts of all suspects are currently unknown and all three are considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of any of these suspects is asked to contact 911 immediately or to contact the case investigator, Detective Tomlin by calling 770-551-3321 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Incident:

On October 30, 2021 just after 2AM, Sandy Springs Police Officers responded to 8290 Roswell Rd, the Venetian Bar and Grill after receiving multiple calls of shots being fired outside the establishment. As Officers were on the way, the call was upgraded to a person shot. Officers arrived and immediately started rending first aid on the 29 year old victim until the arrival of medical services. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to a local hospital, where he remains in critical condition. This incident started after a dispute between two patrons inside the Venetian Bar and Grill. The dispute continued outside and at some point, Votino Poon shot the victim multiple times.

 

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SSPD Case Number: 2021-011873

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Ortega

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE

SANDY SPRINGS, GA (October 30, 2021) – The Sandy Springs is investigating a shooting, which took place this morning just after 2AM at 8290 Roswell Rd, the Venetian Bar and Grill.

Incident:

This started after a dispute between two patrons inside the establishment. The dispute continued outside and at some point, the offender shot the victim multiple times. The victim is being treated at a local hospital where his status is unknown. Our detectives are actively investigating this case and are interviewing possible witnesses.

This incident is at its early stages and anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact SSPD Detective Tomlin at 770-551-3321 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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SSPD Case Number: 2021-011873

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Ortega

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