Two convention attendees, Jamie Temple-Thompson Amador and Kelly McDaniel, were injured September 3 around 1:30 a.m. by chairs thrown from the 10th floor of the Marriott Marquis hotel into the atrium during Dragon Con, held in Atlanta GA. Both women were taken to hospitals and treated for their injuries.
The Atlanta Police Department is investigating the incident. Anyone with video or information should contact them. Tips can be anonymous and may be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000 via Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, text information to 274637 or visit crimestoppersatlanta.org.
Dragon Con spokesperson sent a statement to the Channel 2 news outlet stating they were “grateful that the injuries were not more severe,” and proud of the Dragon Con attendees for stepping up quickly to assist the victims.