Atlanta Police said they have charged an 18-year-old in the shooting at Piedmont Park on Monday evening.
Artavious Alexander has been charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Alexander is now in the Fulton County Jail.
The incident occurred around 6 p.m. at the Midtown park’s basketball courts. According to the report, officers responded to a person shot call at the park and found a woman with a gunshot wound to the hand.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was a bystander during a verbal dispute at the basketball courts that escalated to gunfire.
The gunshot victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.