Woman Killed in Friday's Midtown Shooting is Identified

Brittney Watts was a Decatur resident and UGA graduate

The woman who was fatally shot Friday in a Midtown parking deck has been identified as 26-year old Brittney Watts, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Watts was a Decatur resident and graduate of the University of Georgia, the AJC reported.

Police say Nkosi Thandiwe, 22, shot Watts and two other women Friday in a lunch-time shooting in the parking deck on Crescent Avenue and 14th Street. The two other women were wounded and taken to Grady Hospital.

 late Friday afternoon and charged him with one count of murder and two counts of aggravated assault. He was a security guard at The Proscenium building at Peachtree and 14th, just across the street from the parking deck.

Thandiwe "waived his rights to appear before a Fulton County magistrate" on Saturday, according to the AJC.

His next court appearance is scheduled for July 29 at the Fulton County Courthouse in downtown Atlanta.


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