APD Arrests Suspects Involved in Shooting of 3-year-old Child
On 8/19/22, Investigators with the Atlanta Police Department’s Fugitive Unit and Zone 2 officers arrested aggravated assault suspect, Kentavious Wright (6/98) without incident.
Wright was immediately transported to Public Safety Headquarters to be interviewed before being booked into the Fulton County Jail on charges of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder, Criminal Street Gang Participation, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, and Cruelty to Children.
Previously Released: 498 Peters St. SW/3 yr. old male shot
On 08/03/2022, around 4:00 pm, officers responded to 500 Peters St SW on a 3 yr. male shot. Upon arrival, officers located the victim who sustained a gunshot wound to the head. The child was transported to the hospital and listed A/C/B. Investigators were notified and will work to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The investigation revealed that the shooting occurred at the intersection of Peters St. and Chapel St. Two suspect vehicles were located on surveillance. One of the suspect vehicles drove next to the vehicle the victim was in and fired into it, striking the victim in the head.