On the afternoon of 11 June 2024, a gunman opened fire at a food court in the Peachtree Center complex in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, wounding three people. The local police chief stated that the assailant had a brief altercation with one of the three victims before he physically assaulted the person and shot him. Two more people were shot before an off-duty police officer at the scene shot and wounded the assailant. Two of the three victims remain hospitalized in critical condition. The suspect has an extensive criminal history and was previously imprisoned for perpetrating an armed robbery.