UPDATE (CBS46)--  CBS46 News learned the Saturday night shooting in Piedmont Park appears to have started from a fight, and now officers are looking for the suspect.

Police tell us they responded to the park around 8:30 p.m. and found a man who had been shot.

Officials say the man went to a local hospital and is stable.

Investigators learned the victim was involved in an argument with someone they knew.

RELATED: Atlanta Police release stats for crime in Atlanta parks

The preliminary investigation suggests, when the confrontation escalated, the acquaintance fired a gun.

Authorities say the victim did not provide any information about the shooter. 

Initial story below

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- Police are investigating a person shot at Piedmont Park Saturday night.

Details are limited at this time. 

We have a crew on the way to the scene. 

Stick with CBS46 for the latest details. 

Copyright 2021 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.