Man found shot, killed in middle of DeKalb street

DeKalb County homicide detectives and crime scene investigators collect evidence Thursday morning outside a home on Deep Shoals Circle where a man's body was found shot multiple times.
DeKalb County homicide detectives and crime scene investigators collect evidence Thursday morning outside a home on Deep Shoals Circle where a man's body was found shot multiple times.

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Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

DeKalb County police are investigating after a man was found shot and killed in the middle of a residential street Thursday morning.

Officers were called to Deep Shoals Circle in a neighborhood off Lloyd Road in the Panthersville area about 3:30 a.m. after neighbors heard a series of shots. The body was found with multiple gunshot wounds, according to DeKalb police Lt. Rod Bryant.

The victim had a history with police, authorities said.
The victim had a history with police, authorities said.

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Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

The victim is in his mid-30s, Bryant told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from the scene. He is known to the residents of a home on Deep Shoals Circle that may be connected to the shooting, he said.

“I think it is connected to this house,” Bryant said. “We’re still doing a little bit more investigation. The people in the house know him, but he really don’t live there, so we’re trying to see what’s going on.”

The victim, whose name is not being released until his family is notified, also had a history with police, according to Bryant. Detectives do not have any information on suspects.

Investigators believe the man found shot and killed Thursday morning on Deep Shoals Circle was in his mid-30s.
Investigators believe the man found shot and killed Thursday morning on Deep Shoals Circle was in his mid-30s.

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Credit: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

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