Man shot, killed in NW Atlanta

Man shot, killed in NW Atlanta

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Police are investigating a fatal shooting in northwest Atlanta on Friday.

Atlanta police said that a man was found shot in the abdomen in a van in the 2000 block of Marietta Blvd. around 3 p.m. Friday.

He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

Atlanta police spokesperson John Chafee said that it appeared the victim had been struck by a hammer and shot once during what might have been a robbery attempt.

The suspects fled the scene southbound on Marietta Blvd in a black midsize SUV, police said.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.



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