Deion Patterson identified as shooter at Northside Hospital Medical Midtown in Atlanta

Police say multiple people were injured when a gunman fired into Northside Hospital Medical Midtown on West Peachtree Street in Atlanta’s busy shopping district on Wednesday afternoon.

The incident was still ongoing and hundreds of heavily armed officers were present at the scene.

No arrests have been made, authorities said.

The suspect has been identified as Deion Patterson.

Police shared CCTV footage of the attacker, who was carrying a gun and was seen wearing a gray hoodie, black pants and a surgical mask.

The suspect was also seen carrying a brown satchel slung across his chest.

The station reported that a number of individuals were carried out of the building on stretchers and that traffic in the surrounding area was closed.

Atlanta police urged people nearby to secure their buildings and stay indoors, while those outside the area were told to avoid it, in a tweet shared around 12:45 p.m.

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