The victim was discovered at the BP at the corner of Lee and Oak streets just after 1:15 a.m. and later died at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta police said. He was identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office as Ralph Hickey, 41.
“The Atlanta police homicide unit was notified, responded, and began their investigation,” a police spokesman said in a statement. “The preliminary investigation found that the victim and another male were involved in a dispute which escalated to gunfire and the victim was shot. The suspect fled after the shooting.”