November 28, 2021

Police Searching For Traveler Accused Of Discharging Gun In Atlanta Airport

Police are actively looking for the traveler accused of by chance discharging a gun at Hartsfield-Jackson Worldwide Airport in Atlanta Saturday. The incident induced chaos on the airport, prompting an evacuation and briefly grounding flights.

Kenny Wells, 41, ran away from the screening checkpoint with the gun, in accordance with police. He’s now wished on warrants for carrying a hid weapon at a industrial airport, discharging a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and reckless conduct.

“We are actively pursuing this individual,” stated Atlanta Police Division Airport Precinct Commander Reginald L.Moorman.

Three folks had been injured throughout the incident, however none had been associated to the gunfire. All three suffered non-life-threatening accidents whereas the airport was being evacuated. Two of the injured events had been taken to the hospital for analysis. 

The all-clear was given round 3:30 p.m., about two hours after the ordeal began, and airport operations returned to regular.