1 dead, 1 injured in NW Atlanta shooting

Police opened a homicide investigation after officers found a man dead from a gunshot wound in the parking lot of an apartment complex.
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Police opened a homicide investigation after officers found a man dead from a gunshot wound in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

While police were investigating a man shot to death in northwest Atlanta on Tuesday evening, they learned of a second man shot in the same incident after he was dropped off at a hospital.

Officers responded to Harwell Road shortly after 6 p.m., Atlanta police said. At the scene, they found a man in the parking lot of the Vue at Harwell apartment complex with a gunshot wound.

Emergency medical personnel from Grady Memorial Hospital and the Atlanta Fire Department declared the man dead at the scene. He was identified as Ray Gibson, 29.

Hours later, police learned of a second victim of the same shooting who was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle, police spokeswoman Officer TaSheena Brown said. He was stable.

Homicide investigators responded to the scene and are working to determine the circumstances of the shooting. Atlanta police did not provide further details about the incident.

Police have also not released the second man’s identity or further information about his involvement.

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