Man dies days after being shot multiple times in the head in southwest Atlanta

Man dies days after being shot multiple times in the head in southwest Atlanta

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A man was taken to the hospital after he was shot in the head three times, Atlanta police said.
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  • Officers found the victim in a car with shattered glass on the hood. 
  • Police also found several bullet casings on the scene.

A man who was shot three times in the head on Jan. 23 died at Grady Memorial Hospital, police said Wednesday. 

Officers found Rodney Ellis of Atlanta in a car at the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Pryor Street in southwest Atlanta just before 9:30 p.m. last Tuesday, Officer Donald Hannah said.  

The car had shattered glass on the hood and several bullet casings nearby on the ground, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Ellis was taken to Grady and was listed as critical/low, Hannah said.

He died on Jan. 26, police said.

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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