Two Wounded in Shooting at Atlanta Hotel Connected to CNN

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Associated Press

Two people were wounded in a shooting at a hotel connected to the CNN center in Atlanta Sunday.

The Associated Press reports that shots were fired following a party at the Omni Atlanta Hotel and the suspect was “highly intoxicated.”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the suspect, 31-year-old Sedarius Dennis, needed help getting back to his room and was being walked by a 31-year-old man and a 37-year-old man when he opened fire. Both men were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition.

Officer and Atlanta Police spokeswoman Stephanie Brown indicated that Dennis apparently became angry with the two men and began shooting as they were taking him to his room. Both victims were lying on the 28th floor when police arrived.

Police found a handgun and shell casings in Dennis’s room.

Dennis faces charges of “aggravated assault and possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony.”

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