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DeKalb PD investigate fatal overnight shooting

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

Police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting at a DeKalb County apartment complex.

According to Atlanta Police, the shooting happened at the Highland Forest Apartments, which are located on the 4700 block of Central Drive in Stone Mountain.

DeKalb Police were dispatched to the scene after reports of "shots fired."

When authorities arrived on the scene, they located a young black male, about 25-years-old, laying in the middle of the street.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say they were unable to find any shell casings around the area and that they are canvassing a nearby neighborhood to find the actual scene of the shooting.

The identify of the victim has not been released.

 

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