Man found shot to death in the middle of SE Atlanta road

A 28-year-old man found lying middle of a southeast Atlanta road on Monday night was fatally shot, according to police.

Atlanta police are investigating the death as a homicide, a department spokesperson confirmed in a statement. According to Channel 2 Action News, a passing driver spotted the man about 11:15 p.m. lying next to a U-Haul truck in the 700 block of Hutchens Road.

The victim, who was identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office as Marcus Brandon, was pronounced dead at the scene. Homicide investigators told Channel 2 the man was likely the driver or an occupant of the rental truck.

No further details were released Tuesday.

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