Sandy Springs night club shooting: What we know

September 16, 2023
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Sandy Springs night club shooting: What we know

Sandy Springs, a community often seen as a suburban retreat in Fulton County, was the site of a fatal shooting early this morning. At about 1:10 a.m., a dispute escalated into violence at La Dona night club at 215 Northwood Drive.

According to police, the unidentified suspect, displayed in released police photos, drew a firearm and fatally shot the victim. Local authorities are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, who is considered armed and dangerous.

Connection to Houston

Adding another layer of complexity to this case, police believe the suspect may have links to Houston, Texas. This detail could expand the scope of the investigation, given the distance between Sandy Springs and Houston. Those who come into contact with the individual are strongly advised to exercise caution.

How to Help

For anyone with information about the suspect, Detective Voronkov can be reached at or 770-551-2562. Sandy Springs Police are urging the public to aid in the identification process to resolve this violent episode.

Broader Community Impact

Although Sandy Springs is generally considered a safe area, with low crime rates compared to other parts of Fulton County, incidents like this can shake the community’s sense of security. It’s a poignant reminder that even suburbs aren’t completely insulated from violent crime.

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