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The Masquerade sells for $2.8 million


ATLANTA-- The popular Old Fourth Ward music venue The Masquerade and its adjacent 1.32 acres were sold to an Atlanta multifamily developer for $2.8 million, according to a report from the CoStar Group Inc.

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Washington, D.C.-based CoStar reported Atlanta-based SWH Residential Partners LLC, a development partnership of Norcross, Ga.-based Worthington Hyde Partners, bought an assemblage of 3.3 acres along the Atlanta Beltline for $5.3 million from Southeast Capital Cos. (The Masquerade concert venue and 1.32 acres for about $2.8 million), The Atlanta Beltline Inc. (0.76 acres for about $1.1 million), and The Atlanta Development Authority (1.1 acres for about $1.3 million).

Gunman arrested in MARTA train shooting


ATLANTA -- Police have arrested the suspected gunman who opened fire on a MARTA train Saturday night.

Eric Anthony Golphin, 30, was arrested Monday by MARTA Police. Charges against him are pending.

The incident happened near the King Memorial station. An argument reportedly broke out between two passengers and one person was shot.

The 50-year-old victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition. A MARTA spokesperson said that victim was alert and responsive when emergency crews arrived on scene. No one else was hurt.

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Police seek men who damaged several cars


ATLANTA -- Police are seeking a group of men who damaged several cars in an Atlanta parking deck.

According to Atlanta Police, a group of men in a Dodge vehicle entered a parking deck located at 180 Jackson Street on June 30 and damaged several vehicles.

Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to call Atlanta Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.

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Apartments evacuated due to gas leak


ATLANTA -- Two apartment buildings were evacuated on Wednesday after a gas leak, according to fire officials.

The leak happened at 525 Glen Iris Road. Traffic was blocked from Glen Iris to North Avenue, and from Winstron Street to Dallas Street.

Crews were on scene to repair the leak.


Stay with 11Alive.com for more details.


Massive ATV, dirt bike chase in Old Fourth Ward leads to arrests


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ATLANTA -- A large group of people on off-road vehicles has caused a stir in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward, and police are reporting that they have made arrests.

11Alive has received exclusive video of the scene near the King Center showing all-terrain vehicle and dirt bike riders weaving through traffic and on sidewalks. Other exclusive video also shows police giving chase not far behind a cluster of riders.

Teen girl among three hurt in overnight shootings


ATLANTA -- A 14-year-old girl is among three people who were shot early Saturday morning, Atlanta officials confirmed.

The incidents happened in the city's Old Fourth Ward in the same general area but there's no word as to whether the incidents are related.

Now police are looking for one or more gunmen connected to the crimes.

Police said the teen was walking home on Boulevard when she was shot in the leg.

She was taken to Egleston for treatment.

About 30 minutes after that, two men were shot in the same area.

The first was shot in the arm and the second in the leg.

Police said both victims in this incident refused to cooperate with investigators.

According to one person who was there, one of the victims paid him $10 to drive him to the hospital.


Atlanta communities, denominations show unity amid Charleston, S.C. tragedy


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ATLANTA -- Millions of Americans are trying to make sense of what was a senseless attack including many here in Atlanta.

Hundreds gathered Thursday night at Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. Martin Luther King once preached to try and cope with the tragedy.

"Come on and thank him right now. I just want to thank you Lord," a unified group of mourners sang.

Representing all faiths, races and backgrounds and, with one common goal in mind, they all came out Thursday night to pray for the victims who lost their lives in Charleston, S.C. as well as their families and the nation as a whole.