APD seeking help finding suspect involved in shooting of toddler

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police Department is asking for help identifying a suspect that they say shot a toddler, leaving him hospitalized.

The vehicle is a dark-colored Kia Cadenza with an unknown license plate, police say.

Atlanta police said a father was targeted in a shooting that left the man’s 3-year-old son in critical condition.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday along Peters Street SW in southwest Atlanta.

Atlanta police said the father and son were leaving a barber shop when a blue Kia Optima began following them.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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