The victim who was killed in a mass shooting at an Atlanta hospital has been identified as Amy St Pierre.
She was a dedicated employee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed to ajc.com, that Amy St Pierre was killed in the shooting at the Northside Hospital Midtown medical office building.
Amy St Pierre was 38 years old and was married to a man named Julian Pierre.
Amy St. Pierre, lost her life on on Wednesday after Deion Patterson, 24, allegedly shot her and four other women at Northside Hospital in the city’s Midtown neighborhood.
St Pierre died while the four other victims – aged 25 to 71 – are fighting for their lives in hospital.
The shooting unfolded when Mr Patterson, who used to be in the US Coast Guard, was attending an appointment with his mother. He allegedly pulled out a handgun and opened fire in the waiting room, shooting five women.
Mr Patterson, 24, fled the scene by carjacking a vehicle close to the hospital, police said.
A huge manhunt ensued before he was tracked down to Cobb County, just northwest of Atlanta, where he was arrested
A local resident told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the suspect was found hiding near a condo complex’s pool after dogs began barking at him.
Mr Patterson’s mother, Minyone Patterson, said her son had “some mental instability going on” from medication he received from the Veterans Affairs health system that he began taking on Frida
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