- Associated Press - Friday, January 1, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police say a man was found with a gunshot wound to the chest blocks away from New Year’s Eve festivities in downtown Atlanta.

WXIA-TV reports (https://on.11alive.com/1JNmqsX ) the man was found unconscious and not breathing in a pickup truck around 11 p.m. Thursday.

Atlanta police spokeswoman Elizabeth Espy told the television station the man was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was in stable condition.

Officers in a lot at the intersection where the man was found did not hear gunfire. Officers canvassed the scene to look for witnesses.

The man was found in a truck just blocks from Underground Atlanta where people were gathered for the annual New Year’s Eve Peach Drop.


Information from: WXIA-TV, https://www.11alive.com/

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