Atlanta police discovered the victim just after midnight in the 1900 block of Jones Avenue while responding to a report of a person shot.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

Man dies after being shot multiple times in the head behind NW Atlanta apartment

A man died Friday after being found behind a northwest Atlanta apartment building with multiple gunshot wounds to the head.

Atlanta police discovered the man just after midnight in the 1900 block of Jones Avenue while responding to a report of a person shot. He had wounds to his head, back, arms and legs, according to police.

Investigators at the scene told Channel 2 Action News he was shot at least five times, and two of those shots were to his temple. 

The victim, whose name was not released, was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

The homicide remains under investigation, police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant said. 

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