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At least one dead, 2 injured after active shooter situation in Forest Park

The Forest Park Police Department said they are looking for Victor Demetrious Baymon.



Update: The Forest Park Police Department has identified a suspect related to several shooting incidents that occurred in the City of Forest Park today, Jan. 5.

The suspect has been identified as Victor Demetrious Baymon (the suspect’s photo is enclosed below). Officers can also confirm that there were a total of three individuals shot, with one deceased.

At this time, the suspect has not been apprehended and is still considered to be armed and dangerous. The investigation remains active.

Original Report:

FOREST PARK, Ga. — Jan. 5, 2023 — Today, at approximately 10:37 a.m., the Forest Park Police Department was called to respond to an active shooting incident. Currently, members of the police department, along with other law enforcement agencies, are working to locate and apprehend the suspect.

At this time, the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. All city buildings and local schools have been placed on lockdown until further notice.

As this is an active investigation, no additional information is being released at this time. Any updates will be provided as they become available. Anyone with any knowledge of the incident is asked to call 911 immediately.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.