Man shot in face while sitting in car, police say

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Man shot in face while sitting in car, police say

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A man was shot in the face while sitting in a car about 1 a.m. Saturday.
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  • A man was shot in the face early Saturday.
  • Police say he was sitting in his car about 1 a.m.
  • Another car pulled up and a suspect fired.

A man was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital after he was shot in the face about 1 a.m. Saturday, police said.

The man, whose name has not been released, was approached at 1482 Monteel Drive in northwest Atlanta, police spokesman Sgt. John Chafee said.

“Someone pulled up beside him and shot him,” Chafee said.

While the man was in stable condition, he could not provide a description to police of the suspect or the suspect’s car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, text information to 274637 or visit crimestoppersatlanta.org. Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000.

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