Officials ID man shot, killed near Old Fourth Ward skatepark

Police did not say if the victim was at the park when he was shot.
Police did not say if the victim was at the park when he was shot.

A man was fatally shot Sunday night near the Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark.

The victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds shortly before 11 p.m. when officers arrived at the park, which is located off Willoughby Way and the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood.

He was taken to Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center, where he died, according to Atlanta police. He was identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office as 37-year-old Andrew Callahan.

Police did not say if Callahan was at the park when he was shot, and no other details were released.

The deadly incident remains under investigation, a police spokeswoman said Monday.

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