Who was Paul Andre Michels?
Paul Andre Michels is identified as one of the victims who were shot dead in the Atlanta-area spa shooting. at a spa in Woodstock, Cherokee County, Georgia, and Atlanta officials said it is “extremely likely” the suspect opened fire at two more spas about an hour later. The three shootings left 8 people dead.
According to reports, six of the victims were Asian, and police are investigating whether the shootings were fueled by a racist motive.
Sheriff Cherokee County Frank Reynolds said the first call came in at 4:55 p.m. March 16 for a shooting. Our deputies responded and found “multiple gunshot victims,” he said. They quickly identified the suspect from video footage. They put that information out on social media shortly thereafter, and members of the family came forward to tell law enforcement that the suspect “maybe their son, and so we met with them.”
How old was Paul Andre Michels?
Paul Andre Michels, of Atlanta, was 54 years old at the time of death.
Atlanta: Robert Aaron Long Shooting
According to the Deputies, Long entered Young’s Asian Massage Parlor along Georgia Highway 92 and opened fire at about 5 pm, shooting five people and killing four of them in Woodstock, an Atlanta suburb near Acworth. The FBI is also involved with the investigation.
Surveillance footage showed Long fleeing the scene of Young’s Asian Massage Parlor.
The photo of the suspect was released from a massage parlor in the Atlanta suburb of Woodstock, which occurred earlier in the day on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. In Atlanta, two shootings occurred within minutes at two separate spas across the street from one another about an hour after the Woodstock shooting.
Atlanta Police were in discussions with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office about the shootings and working to determine whether one shooter or multiple shooters was involved, they said during a brief press conference. They later said it was – Long – the shooter at all three locations.
Atlanta Shooting Victims
The family was “very distraught and they were very helpful in this apprehension,” Reynolds said. Authorities were able to track his phone. A position was set up “to intercept our suspect.” They stopped the vehicle to prevent pursuit and took the suspect into custody.
NEW: The Cherokee County sheriff has released the names of the four people shot and killed in that county:
Delaina Ashley Yaun, 33, Acworth
Paul Andre Michels, 54, Atlanta
Xiaojie Tan, 49, Kennesaw
Daoyou Feng, 44 https://t.co/lzgglgiLE5
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) March 17, 2021