Atlanta police are investigating after a man was found dead from a gunshot wound Monday morning at Dean Rusk Park in southwest Atlanta.
The scene was at 390 Lawton Street near the intersection with Sells Avenue. The department confirmed that a man’s body was found around 8 a.m. and later said the victim appeared to have been shot. Officers found him near a pond inside the park, and he was pronounced dead at the scene by Atlanta Fire Rescue personnel.
The victim was identified as 44-year-old Quionez Mabry by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office. Police did not say if they had identified any potential suspects or witnesses.
“Homicide investigators have been notified and will be responding to the scene,” the department said in a statement.
Firefighters could be seen securing the area late Monday morning.
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