August 13, 2022

Dear Spelman Community,

Please be aware that at approximately 5:45 p.m. this evening an incident occurred at the BP Gas Station at 343 Joseph Lowery Boulevard, in the AUCC area. The incident involved two males who exchanged gunfire and it has been reported that there were no injuries. To our knowledge, the individuals have not been apprehended, and the Atlanta Police Department is on location and is investigating the incident.  

Out of abundance of caution, we are asking students and all members of the community to remain vigilant and avoid the area where the incident occurred. As well, please report any concerns about safety to the Public Safety office at Spelman by calling 404-525-6401 or 911.

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