Police are searching for two men accused of fatally shooting a Stone Mountain man in the head at a DeKalb County convenience store Monday.
Just before 7 p.m., police responded to the Quick Stop at 1101 North Hairston Road to find Nestor Santos lying in front of the store with a gunshot wound to the back of his head, DeKalb police said in an incident report. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses told police Santos had been inside the store buying beer and was leaving when he was shot, the report said. Several bullet casings and spent rounds were found in the parking lot.
Two men were spotted running behind the store and into a wooded area after the shooting, the report said. One of the suspects was seen holding something underneath his arms in his jacket.
They both got into a dark blue car and left, the report said. One was described as an 18- to 20-year-old man, who was about 5-foot-6, had a short Afro and was wearing a black jacket and jeans. The other was about 5-foot-7 and wore a gray and black hoodie.
Anyone with information is asked to contact DeKalb police at 770-724-7850.
This was the first of two deadly shootings in DeKalb within two hours Monday evening. A man was killed in a triple shooting at a gas station off Wesley Chapel Road around 8 p.m. Police do not believe the shootings are connected.
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