Atlanta police detectives swarm an apartment on Donnelly Avenue. A man died following a shooting at the complex.
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Brother of shooting victim charged with murder

The brother of a man shot and killed in southwest Atlanta on Thursday morning has been charged in connection with his death, police said.

Brandon Pittman, 31, was arrested on a murder charge after police found the body of his brother in an apartment at the Donnelly Gardens complex in the 1200 block of Donnelly Avenue about 8:15 a.m.

Brandon Pittman (Photo: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)

The victim, who police said lived in the apartment and has not been identified, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead.

Police have not released a motive in the deadly shooting.

 

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