Report: Three dead in shooting at notorious condominium complex

A DeKalb County Police vehicle. Photo by Dean Hesse.

This story has been updated. 

DeKalb County, GA — WSB-TV is reporting that three people have died, and three others were injured in a shooting at the Brannon Hill condominiums

The condos are located in unincorporated Clarkston on Old Hampton Drive. The shooting occurred on May 8.

WSB-TV reports that no suspects have been identified. To read the full story, click here.

Brannon Hill has been dubbed the worst neighborhood in America due to high crime and subpar living conditions. County officials have been working for years to get a handle on the problem, including knocking down some buildings.

DeKalb County issued the following press release about the shooting:

DECATUR, Ga.— DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has directed Police Chief Mirtha Ramos to allocate all necessary resources to investigate the deadly shootings at Brannon Hill Condominium on May 8 to bring those responsible to justice.

On May 8, at 7:39 p.m., DeKalb County Police Department received calls of a person shot in the 6500 block of Old Hampton Drive.

DeKalb County Police officers arrived at the location and found five persons shot. EMS transported two persons to area hospitals in serious condition. The three remaining persons were determined to be deceased at the scene. A sixth person arrived at an area hospital in serious condition shortly thereafter. 

There is no additional information to disclose at this time.

Anyone with information on these shootings is asked to contact the DeKalb County Police Homicide Assault Unit at 770-724-7850.

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