A man was found dead from a gunshot wound Saturday morning in downtown Atlanta, authorities said.
At 10:25 a.m., officers responded to reports of an injured person at 400 Central Avenue, police said. When officers arrived, they found a man dead on the sidewalk from an apparent gunshot wound. He was identified as 30-year-old Jake Shorter.
Nedra Rhone is a lifestyle columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution where she has been a reporter since 2006. A graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism, she enjoys writing about the people, places and events that define metro Atlanta.