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One dead, 4 taken to hospital after shooting in Midtown Atlanta, police say

Update: One person is dead and four others have been taken to the hospital, the Atlanta Police Department said Wednesday, as authorities continue to search for a gunman who they said shot multiple people at Northside Hospital Medical in Midtown.

Police issued a "be on the lookout" for the suspect, telling CNN the suspect is known to them and remains at large.

The Atlanta Police Department released images showing the suspected shooter wearing a hoodie, saying he was believed to be the perpetrator based on the preliminary investigation.

"Anyone with any information on this person's whereabouts is asked to call 911," police said. "The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached."

The shooting occurred after a man became enraged during a trip to the medical facility, according to police. A source told CNN the man was visiting the medical facility with his mother Wednesday.

The man's mother is currently assisting police, according to the source.

The Atlanta Police Department tweeted earlier Wednesday it was investigating an active shooter incident inside a building on West Peachtree Street, between 12th and 13th Streets, saying multiple people had been injured.

Multiple fire trucks, an armored police vehicle and deputies from the Fulton County Sheriff's Office were seen at the scene.

(CNN) -- The Atlanta Police Department tweeted Wednesday that it is investigating an active shooter incident inside a building in Midtown Atlanta.

"Please shelter in place, or stay out of the area," APD added.

"We are working an active shooter situation inside a building on West Peachtree St, between 12th St and 13th St. We are aware of multiple people injured. No suspect is in custody," the department added.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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