Man fatally shot in hospital parking deck near Atlanta

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — Police are seeking the gunman of a 19-year-old man who was fatally wounded outside Northside Hospital.

Melvin Vernell III was shot multiple times in a car parked on the second level of a parking deck near the hospital on Thursday. Vernell was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a motive for the shooting was not known. Witnesses told investigators they saw at least one suspect running from the parking deck toward a nearby street.



Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:44

Rants and raves

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:41

Shutdown would hit Augusta hard