CORDELE, Ga. – A gunman opened fire at a south Georgia restaurant on Saturday night, wounding four people, authorities said.
The shooting occurred at the 16 East Restaurant in Cordele at about 10:30 p.m. EDT, according to a news release from the Cordele Police Department. Officers arriving at the restaurant said they encountered a “chaotic scene” with several victims.
The shooter was identified as Bryant Lamar Collins, 42, of Michigan, WSB-TV reported. Collins had to be identified by his fingerprints because he refused to cooperate with officers, according to WMAZ-TV.
Four adult victims were taken to Crisp Regional Hospital, WALB-TV reported. Three of the victims remain hospitalized while one person was treated and released, according to the television station.
In its news release, the Cordele Police Department said it was “still working to find a motive to this senseless act of violence.”
The victims have not been identified, police said.