APD Seeking to Identify Person of Interest in Deerwood Park murder

ATLANTA (CBS46) — Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man believed to be connected to a shooting in Deerwood Park that left a woman dead.

According to Atlanta police, officers responded to calls of a woman shot at 2790 Alexandria Drive SW on March 26. 

Upon arrival, the woman, later identified as Elexia Banks, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. 

Preliminary information suggests Banks was at the park with friends when unexpected gunfire erupted from the street. 

The investigation is ongoing and detectives are working to understand the circumstances surrounding the incident. 

Anyone with information on the case can contact the Atlanta Police Department or submit a tip anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637). You do not have to give your name or any information to be eligible for the reward, which is currently up to $5,000.

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

Locations

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
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.