Elderly man shot after he gives stranger a ride - CBS46 News

Elderly man shot after he gives stranger a ride

Posted: Updated:
Source: WGCL Source: WGCL
FULTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Fulton County Police have released surveillance photos of a person they say shot an elderly man that gave him a ride from a Kroger store.

Authorities said the man was seen inside the store alone and then seen walking to the car with the victim.

One the pair left the parking lot, the victim was shot in the area of Ol Madison Place and Old National Highway. Th suspect fled the scene after shooting the victim.

According to family, the victim had to undergo surgery. They say it went well and he is recovering at Grady Memorial Hospital at this time.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'11 to 6'01 and approximately 150- 160 lbs. The suspect also has several tattoos on his neck and face.

If you recognize the suspect or have any information regarding this case, contact police.

Copyright 2017 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Connect with CBS46

  • Metro Atlanta CrimeMore>>

  • Motorcyclist follows, robs woman in northwest Atlanta

    Motorcyclist follows, robs woman in northwest Atlanta

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:54 PM EST2018-02-24 18:54:59 GMT
    (Source: Atlanta Police Department)(Source: Atlanta Police Department)
    (Source: Atlanta Police Department)(Source: Atlanta Police Department)

    The suspect is described as a black male, possibly in his 30's, and was seen wearing a camouflage jacket, dark pants and riding a blue and white Suzuki GSX-R sport motorcycle.

    More >

    The suspect is described as a black male, possibly in his 30's, and was seen wearing a camouflage jacket, dark pants and riding a blue and white Suzuki GSX-R sport motorcycle.

    More >
  • Three arrested in connection to death of 89-year-old nursing home resident

    Three arrested in connection to death of 89-year-old nursing home resident

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-24 17:56:24 GMT
    Loyce Agyeman, Mable Turman and Wanda Nuckles have each been charged in the death of a nursing home resident. (Source: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office).Loyce Agyeman, Mable Turman and Wanda Nuckles have each been charged in the death of a nursing home resident. (Source: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office).
    Loyce Agyeman, Mable Turman and Wanda Nuckles have each been charged in the death of a nursing home resident. (Source: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office).Loyce Agyeman, Mable Turman and Wanda Nuckles have each been charged in the death of a nursing home resident. (Source: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office).

    On February 27, 2014 each of the three women failed to provide appropriate medical attention to James Dempsey as he called out for help at the Northeast Atlanta Rehabilitation Center in Brookhaven, according to authorities.

    More >

    On February 27, 2014 each of the three women failed to provide appropriate medical attention to James Dempsey as he called out for help at the Northeast Atlanta Rehabilitation Center in Brookhaven, according to authorities.

    More >
  • Georgia to carry out first execution of the year

    Georgia to carry out first execution of the year

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-02-24 14:15:00 GMT
    (Source: Georgia Department of Corrections)(Source: Georgia Department of Corrections)
    (Source: Georgia Department of Corrections)(Source: Georgia Department of Corrections)

    In 1977 Gary was convicted of the rape and murder of Florence Scheible, Martha Thurmond and Kathleen Woodruff. Each of the elderly women were, beaten, raped and then choked with a pair of stockings, according to authorities.

    More >

    In 1977 Gary was convicted of the rape and murder of Florence Scheible, Martha Thurmond and Kathleen Woodruff. Each of the elderly women were, beaten, raped and then choked with a pair of stockings, according to authorities.

    More >