Three Shot at Atlanta Eatery Owned by Kandi Burruss of 'Real Housewives'

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A man entered the Old Lady Gang restaurant on Friday night and targeted another man, East Point police Capt. Allyn Glover told news outlets. Police say two bystanders were also shot, and all three shooting victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Three people were shot and wounded on Friday at a restaurant just outside Atlanta owned by singer and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss.

A man entered the Old Lady Gang restaurant on Friday night and targeted another man, East Point police Capt. Allyn Glover told news outlets. Police say two bystanders were also shot, and all three shooting victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooter wasn't in custody, Glover said.

The names and ages of the people injured weren't immediately released.

Serving Southern cuisine, Old Lady Gang is owned by Burruss and her husband, Todd Tucker, and named after Burruss' mother and two aunts, according to the restaurant's website.

Burruss on Saturday afternoon posted a statement on Instagram, writing, "My family and I are truly saddened by the unfortunate events that occurred at Old Lady Gang (OLG) Camp Creek, on the evening of February 14th, an evening that was meant to celebrate love, unfortunately turned into something quite different. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the individuals that were harmed or in any way negatively impacted. We are aware that this matter is being actively investigated by law enforcement and we are cooperating with law enforcement to bring to justice those involved."

The restaurant first opened in Atlanta in 2016, and the East Point location — situated in a large shopping complex about five miles west of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — followed in 2018. There's also an outpost at the Atlanta Hawks' home, State Farm Arena.

Burruss has been a castmember on the Real Housewives of Atlanta since its second season in 2009 and met Tucker, a former line producer, on the show. She has appeared on other shows, including the 2019 iteration of Big Brother: Celebrity Edition. Burruss became famous in the 1990s as a member of the R&B group Xscape and co-wrote TLC's hit "No Scrubs."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

My family and I are truly saddened by the unfortunate events that occurred at Old Lady Gang (OLG) Camp Creek, on the evening of February 14th, an evening that was meant to celebrate love, unfortunately turned into something quite different. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the individuals that were harmed or in any way negatively impacted. We are aware that this matter is being actively investigated by law enforcement and we are cooperating with law enforcement to bring to justice those involved. As African-American business owners, it has been our goal to invest in our community by bringing jobs, quality dining, and a positive experience to the greater Atlanta area; we hope that you know and understand that the acts of violence that occurred yesterday evening do not, in any way, serve as a reflection of OLG or its values. We appreciate all of the love and prayers that have come our way and we encourage anyone with any information regarding any aspects of the events that occurred to please reach out to law enforcement as soon as possible.

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Feb. 15, 5 p.m. Updated to include Burruss' statement.