Police investigate homicide at SW Atlanta apartment complex

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Man dead after being shot outside Manor III Apartments, Atlanta police say

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Detectives have opened a homicide investigation after a man was fatally shot Wednesday night at a southwest Atlanta apartment complex, police confirmed.

Atlanta police were called to the Manor III Apartments in the 1400 block of Arthur Langford Jr. Place to check out reports of a shooting shortly after 8 p.m. They found a man with at least one gunshot wound dead at the scene.

The victim’s name was not released, but officers at the scene told Channel 2 Action News he is between 35 and 40 years old. According to Channel 2, police believe the man was targeted when he exited his car in the parking lot.

The shooting happened near the entrance to the complex, the news station reported.

The homicide unit is continuing their investigation, a police spokesperson said Thursday. No suspect description was provided.

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