News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police are seeking information about a man seen on surveillance video around the time that gunshots were fired into a crowd of about 200 people outside a college library, wounding four students. Investigator James White said Thursday this remains the main focus for police investigating the Tuesday night shooting on the edge of the Clark Atlanta University campus. Four women were injured. All are expected to survive. Police say an argument between two groups led to the gunfire.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police outside Atlanta say a woman is suspected of killing a man, a woman, and then fatally shooting herself. Cobb County police say all three bodies were found around 6 p.m. Wednesday inside a town house in the Vinings area, just northwest of Atlanta. Police said Thursday that 58-year-old Marsha Edwards is suspected of killing 20-year-old Erin Edwards and 24-year-old Christopher Edwards. Police say Edwards died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
STARKE, Fla. (AP) - The scheduled execution of a Florida serial killer who targeted older gay men awaited a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on his final appeals. The high court was mulling the last-ditch appeal Thursday from 57-year-old Gary Ray Bowles, whose lawyers contended he is too intellectually disabled to be executed.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - President Donald Trump's campaign is rallying and training a corps of female defenders, mindful that Trump's shaky standing with women could sink his hopes of reelection next year. Female surrogates and supporters fanned out across important battlegrounds Thursday in a high-profile push to make the president's case on the economy and to train campaign volunteers. Organizers say female backers are often uncomfortable acknowledging they support Trump because they fear backlash from others.
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