Authorities released photos from surveillance footage of five people believed to be connected to a deadly shooting at a Valero gas station in south Fulton County.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

5 wanted after man shot, killed while helping friends change tire

Authorities early Wednesday released photos of five people believed to be connected to the death of a father who was gunned down while helping friends change a tire at a south Fulton County gas station.

Now investigators need people who know the individuals to come forward.

About 3 a.m. Tuesday, Elliot Jacoby Johnson was called to the Valero on Fulton Industrial Boulevard near I-20 to assist his friends, according to Channel 2 Action News.

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After getting into an argument with regulars at the gas station, someone pulled out a gun, opened fire and killed him, Fulton police told the news station.

Police are reviewing surveillance video in hopes of catching the suspect or suspects.

Surveillance footage captured the deadly shooting and the five people police are now looking for, according to Channel 2. 

Anyone who can help identify them is asked to call police.

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Johnson, 26, leaves behind a 6-year-old daughter, according to Channel 2.

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