Hunt for suspected gunman as one killed and four injured in shooting at Atlanta medical facility

One person has been shot dead and at least four others injured in a shooting at a medical facility in Atlanta.

Authorities have said the suspected shooter is believed to be Deion Patterson.

The 24-year-old man is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Police said there had been no additional shots fired since the initial shooting.

Officers are actively searching for the suspect and any additional victims.

Police also urged those in the area to “secure their building and shelter in place”, and others were asked to stay away from the zone since an investigation is being carried out.

Meanwhile, police have released a photo of Patterson calling for anyone with information to report his location but not to approach him.

Those injured in the shooting have been taken to hospital, while the fifth was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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