Video released after Marietta man shot during deadly carjacking

Video released after Marietta man shot during deadly carjacking

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Atlanta police officers are looking for those pictured in this surveillance image in connection with a deadly carjacking. (Credit: Atlanta Police Department)
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  • Martin Hvizda was found on Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard.
  • “The shooting appears to have been a result of a motor vehicle hijacking,” Atlanta police said.

Atlanta police are seeking the public’s help to identify those suspected in the shooting death of a Marietta man carjacked in southwest Atlanta.

“Investigators are releasing surveillance footage of the suspects in an effort to identify anyone involved in this homicide,” Atlanta police Sgt. John Chafee said.

 

Martin Hvizda, 31, was found dead about 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard.

Martin Hvizda was shot to death in a carjacking in the 500 block of Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, police said. (Credit: Atlanta Police Department)

“The shooting appears to have been a result of a motor vehicle hijacking,” Atlanta police Officer Stephanie Brown said. “And the unknown suspects fled the area in the victim’s vehicle.” 

The car is described as a silver Infiniti FX with tinted windows, black rims and a Georgia tag of QAC 3166.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment. Any information can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online at www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637).

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