A man was shot in the leg Oct. 4 in the area of Peachtree Road and Lindbergh Drive in Buckhead, according to the Atlanta Police Department.

The victim was “alert, conscious and breathing” before being taken to a hospital, according to APD.

The shooting was reported around 4:42 p.m. The initial APD report is vague on details, including whether the shooting happened indoors or on the street. According to the report, the victim said he was scheduled to meet someone near the scene, “but was confronted by a male brandishing a firearm.” The unidentified suspect fled the scene, according to the report.

The shooting comes amid a wave of gunfire incidents this year that has neighborhood activists and authorities considering such tactics as a crackdown on nighttime gathering spots, a special court to handle gun cases and a gun buy-back program.

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.