ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating after a shooting near the edge of the Midtown and Buckhead areas early Sunday morning.
The shooting happened near the intersection of Monroe Drive NE and Piedmont Circle NE in the parking lot of the InTown Suites extended-stay hotel – an area on the edge of what is considered the Piedmont Heights neighborhood.
According to officials on the scene, an off-duty officer heard shots then saw two men running from the area. Those men have been detained, police said.
Police said the victim, 30-year-old Jeremiah Maurice Anthony Bills, was shot in the stomach and transported to an area hospital in serious condition. He died later Sunday afternoon
At this point, a motive has not yet been revealed by investigators.