Police searching for gunman who opened fire inside health facility in Cobb County

Posted at 12:16 PM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-16 15:16:50-05

Police in Cobb County are searching for a man they say opened fire inside a health facility Wednesday afternoon.

Information from Cobb County Police:

  • Man walked into Ridgeview Institute on S. Cobb Drive in Smyrna.
  • Staff did not know the man had a gun.
  • The man got into a scuffle with the staff and started firing.
  • At this time, there don’t appear to be any injuries.
  • The man ran away into a nearby neighborhood, where police are actively searching for him.
  • The suspect is an African-American man in his late 20s. He’s bald, has a full beard and a tattoo on his neck.