A man died Wednesday evening soon after he was found shot in the middle of a busy street in the Kirkwood neighborhood in Atlanta, police said.
Officers were called around 10:40 p.m. to the intersection of Hosea L. Williams Drive and Howard Street on reports of a person shot. Police said they found the victim, identified as Robert Upton, lying on Hosea L. Williams Drive in front of a barber shop with a gunshot wound.
Upton was in critical condition when he was taken to a hospital, where he died.
According to an incident report, Upton was “targeted and shot as he was walking down the street.” No other details were provided on the incident or suspect.
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