June 2021 Buckhead (Atlanta, GA) shooting spree

The June 2021 Buckhead (Atlanta, GA) shooting spree occurred on June 5, 2021, when black male Gaelen Newsom shot at multiple joggers in the wealthy Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, GA. One jogger, Andrew Worrell, white male, was struck in the leg and hip, but survived.[1]

June 2021 Buckhead (Atlanta, GA) shooting spree
Andrew Worrell.jpg
Location1200 block of West Wesley Road, Atlanta, GA
Coordinates33°49′44″N 84°25′37″W / 33.828785701403035°N 84.42690629602481°W / 33.828785701403035; -84.42690629602481
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DateJune 5, 2021
8:30 AM
Attack type
Attempted murder
  • Andrew Worrell, 41-year-old white male
  • Gaelen Newsom, 22-year-old black male
Gaelen Newsom
Gaelen Newsom.jpg
Criminal charge
  • Attempted murder
  • 3 counts of aggravated assault
  • 2 counts of possession of a firearm during a crime

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