Three Shot One Dead At DeKalb Apartment

DeKalb County police are investigating a triple shooting that killed one person and left 2 others in critical condition. It happened after 10:00 last night inside a downstairs unit at the Oak Forest Apartments in the Scottdale community. The apartments are located on Hatton Drive.

DeKalb police officers  found 3 people shot inside a downstairs unit of the Oak Forest Apartments. (Courtesy of @cbs46mark)

DeKalb police officers found 3 people shot inside a downstairs unit of the Oak Forest Apartments. (Courtesy of @cbs46mark)


Detectives believe the gunman forced his way inside the apartment by kicking in the door. They then believe the gunman started firing into the apartment. A number of people were reportedly inside the unit at the time, including young children. Police suspect the shooting to have been drug-related.

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