Atlanta investigators ask for public’s help ID’ing suspect in deadly shooting

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

A Friday morning shooting left a man dead in the heart of downtown Atlanta, and police need help identifying and locating the suspect.

Atlanta officers got the call about a person shot just before 8:30 a.m. at 30 Marietta Street in Five Points, near the business school of Georgia State University, police previously said. Responding officers found a man with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was identified as 31-year-old Eric Moffett of Atlanta, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

On Sunday, the department released stills of security camera footage showing the suspect. He is described as a bald man with a gray beard and a noticeable limp.

Anyone with information on the case or who can identify the suspect can submit a tip anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters do not have to give their name or any identifying information to be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.