Man found fatally shot near SW Atlanta shopping center

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

A man was found shot to death Friday evening near several stores in southwest Atlanta, police said.

Shortly after 10 p.m., police responded to reports of a person shot in the 2000 block of Sylvan Road. The victim was found shot at least once and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to law enforcement. He was identified as DeMarcus Bolton, 35, by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police told Channel 2 Action News that a verbal dispute led to gunfire. No information was provided on a suspect.

The complex where Bolton was found houses a Boost Mobile, a Chevron gas station and other local businesses. The area is just north of Langford Parkway.

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