Decatur Police release photo of man accused of kidnapping woman and shooting her in the legDecatur Police on Jan. 5 released a photo of a man accused of kidnapping a woman in Decatur and shooting her in the leg
This story has been updated.
Decatur, GA — At about 8:54 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30, Decatur Police were notified of a kidnapping that happened within the 200 block of North Arcadia Avenue around 7:30 a.m.
A male suspect approached an adult female and forced into her vehicle at gunpoint. The man ordered the woman to drive to several ATMs in the area and withdraw funds from her account, according to a Facebook post from Decatur Police.
The man had the woman drive to an ATM in the 3400 block of Memorial Drive. At this location, the man shot the victim in the leg. The suspect fled the scene and the woman drove herself to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Decatur Police on Jan. 5 released a photo of the suspect. The suspect is described as a young Black man, about six feet, one inch tall, wearing all black clothing with a mask and carrying a backpack.
“If you have any information on the identity of this suspect, please contact the Decatur Police Department at 404-373-6551 or Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta at 404-577-8477 and remain anonymous,” the Police Department said in a press release.
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