WABE's Week In Review: Atlanta mass shooting update and writers strike impact on Georgia film industry

Atlanta police officers respond after a mass shooting left 1 dead and 4 others injured in Midtown Atlanta on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. (Matthew Pearson/WABE)

Atlantans are mourning the tragic mass shooting in Midtown Wednesday afternoon, killing one woman and wounding four others.

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis plans to announce charging decisions this summer following her investigation into efforts to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election.

A battle over a proposed mine near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has revealed that the swamp elicits powerful feelings.

Also in this episode…

-Immigrant advocates are again calling for the federal government to shut down Stewart Detention Center in Southwest Georgia, a month after another immigrant in detention died.

-People in Georgia’s film industry are bracing for the ripple effects of Hollywood’s screenwriter strikes.

-Residents of DeKalb County who do not have in-home wifi are able to access the internet through a program offered by their public library.

-State employees and public school teachers are getting a $2,000 raise.