Despite an update in security measures, Atlanta’s Lenox Mall was the site of yet another shooting on June 13. A security guard at the mall was shot by two gunmen, who have since been apprehended. The guard is reportedly being treated for injuries at a local hospital, while the gunmen are being questioned by police.
Homicide rates are up 60 per cent in Atlanta in 2021, despite 2020 being a historically deadly year with 157 cases. Of note, Robert Aaron Long went on a killing spree at massage parlors in the city before being arrested. In March, two people were