A man died Sunday after a motel shooting in DeKalb County, police said.
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Man shot, killed outside DeKalb motel

Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man outside a DeKalb County motel.

Officers responded to the shooting about 7:30 p.m. Sunday outside a Motel 6 on Chamblee Tucker Road near Chamblee, DeKalb police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell said.

According to police, a woman was with the victim at the time of the shooting.

They were getting out of their vehicle in the motel parking lot when someone they knew confronted the man and started shooting, Campbell said.

“The suspect is not in custody, and the investigation is ongoing,” Campbell said.

The names of the victim and the shooter as well as other details have not been released.

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