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Suspects sought after fatal shooting at Buckhead apartment complex

Atlanta police are searching for two suspects after a man was shot and killed early Saturday outside a Buckhead apartment complex.
Atlanta police are searching for two suspects after a man was shot and killed early Saturday outside a Buckhead apartment complex.

Credit: Ben Hendren

Credit: Ben Hendren

Atlanta police are searching for two suspects after a man was shot and killed early Saturday outside a Buckhead apartment complex.

Officers responded to the Tremont apartments on Habersham Road just before 12:30 a.m. and discovered a man who had been shot in the chest, Atlanta police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant said.

Officials said Kevin Humes died after being shot in the chest.
Officials said Kevin Humes died after being shot in the chest.

Credit: Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta

Credit: Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta

The victim, identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office as 35-year-old Kevin Humes, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told officers they saw two men in a car yell, “Get him!” just before the fatal shooting, according to police. The vehicle, which was described as blue or gray, then fled north on Roswell Road.

Atlanta police investigate a fatal shooting Saturday morning at a Buckhead apartment complex.
Atlanta police investigate a fatal shooting Saturday morning at a Buckhead apartment complex.

Credit: Ben Hendren

Credit: Ben Hendren

“Investigators have not confirmed a motive at this time, but are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident,” Grant said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Atlanta police.

Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

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The GBI is investigating two bodies found in Social Circle Friday morning.
The GBI is investigating two bodies found in Social Circle Friday morning.