An Atlanta Police Department representative confirmed preliminary information from the Sunday May 16 shooting incident to XXL Monday (May 17). The statement reads: “On 05/16/21 at approximately 3:40 am, officers responded to 630 Travis Street (Trap museum) in reference to several people shot. Upon arrival, officers located three men who had been shot and wounded. The men were alert, conscious and breathing and taken to hospital for treatment. “
One of the victims was taken to nearby Grady Hospital. “Shortly after, the police were alerted by Grady Hospital that a fourth victim, a woman, was also shot dead at the scene and was taken privately to hospital,” the statement continued. “The preliminary investigation indicates that the victims were leaving the scene and returning to their vehicles when one or more suspect (s) occupying what appears to be a black Dodge Charger with red stripes, started shooting at the victims. Investigators are trying to determine the circumstances. surrounding the incident. “
The other three victims were also reportedly taken to hospital.
The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
According to a report by Fox 5 Atlanta Yesterday, an Uber driver named Clint Rauscher was at the scene picking up a passenger when the shooting took place. Rauscher’s dashcam on his vehicle reportedly obtained footage of the scene when gunshots rang out outside Tip’s museum.
“I heard clicks in the distance up front, then I see everyone running towards me,” said the Uber driver. “Two young girls dove behind a car and next to a car. I wasn’t too worried about getting shot. I was more concerned about the people in front of me running away to get shot. “
The Trap Music Museum is an interactive experience allowing participants to view exhibits deriving from the culture of trap music. The museum also has an escape room.
XXL contacted the Atlanta Police Department, a representative of IT and the Trap Music Museum for a comment.
Take a look below to see news of the shooting incident outside the Trap Music Museum.
See 20 t-shirts that prove you’re a true hip-hop fan