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15-year-old shot while walking near Moreland Ave. in Atlanta

WXIA-TV Atlanta logo WXIA-TV Atlanta 9/26/2021 Jonathan Raymond

A 15-year-old was shot early Sunday while walking near Moreland Ave. in southeast Atlanta.

Police did not detail the teenager's injuries, but indicated he was doing okay. They said he went to Grady Hospital for treatment in a private vehicle and was "alert, conscious and breathing and was being provided medical attention" when they arrived.

The teen said he was walking in the Thomasville Heights neighborhood, in the area of Thomasville Blvd. and New Town Cir. when he was shot.

Police did not have any further information on the circumstances of the moment the teenager was shot.

"There is no suspect information to provide at this time and Investigators will be working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting," an APD statement said.

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