Amputee shot through wheelchair

9:47 AM, Aug 10, 2012   |    comments
The shooting happened early Friday in a home on 7th Street near Cleveland Avenue and Metropolitan Parkway in Southwest Atlanta.
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ATLANTA -- An Atlanta man is recovering Friday after being shot in the shoulder through the back of his wheelchair.

Atlanta Police Captain Adam Lee III said it happened shortly before 5 a.m. in a home on 7th Street near Cleveland Avenue and Metropolitan Parkway in Southwest Atlanta.

Capt. Lee said the man, an amputee, was alert and knew who the shooter was. 

Neither he nor the suspect were identified by police.

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