The Atlanta Police Department released a photo and video of a man in the Forever Diamonds store at Lenox Mall that they said would like to speak with about the recent shooting of a woman in the mall’s parking lot.

A 23-year-old woman was shot in the parking lot of Lenox Mall on June 29 after she and her fiancée and their 2-year-old son were getting into their car to leave.

According to an Atlanta Police Department report, the woman and her fiancée and child had been shopping in the mall, including in the Forever Diamonds store,

Atlanta Police released this image of a person of interest in the June 29 shooting at Lenox Mall. (APD)
Atlanta Police released this image of a person of interest in the June 29 shooting at Lenox Mall. (APD)

on June 29 when two armed men came up to them as they were leaving at about 8:45 p.m. The two men had pistols and demanded their belongings and attempted to enter the vehicle. A physical altercation occurred and the woman was shot in the stomach. The two armed robbers than fled the scene on foot.

The man called 911 and attempted to drive his fiancée to the hospital; a 911 dispatcher told him to pull over and wait for an ambulance. The man pulled into the Benihana restaurant on Peachtree Road. The woman was taken to Grady Hospital where she had surgery for her gunshot wound and is now in stable condition. Police continue to investigate and search for the suspects.

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A video of the press conference the APD held July 1 about the shooting:

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There were at least two other armed robberies at Lenox Mall in June, according to APD reports:

— On June 7, in the morning, in the Lenox Mall parking lot, a man was approached by three men. One pointed a gun at him and they all demanded the man open the trunk of his vehicle. The suspects then took the victim’s red Eddie Bauer bag, Apple laptop, Audio Technica microphone, and black Apple iPhone 6.

— 3300 Peachtree Road NE – On June 9, in the evening, at Lenox Mall, a woman was sitting in her car when she was approached by two men. She told police they pointed a gun at her and told her to get out of the car and to leave her purse. Once the woman got out of the car, the men drove off down Peachtree Road. The victim’s wallet, iPhone, purse, and debit/credit cards were taken.

Dyana Bagby is a staff writer for Reporter Newspapers and Atlanta Intown.