A man was fatally shot Wednesday at a home in southeast Atlanta, police said.
Officers were called to the 2900 block of Humphries Drive at about 12:15 p.m. on reports of a person shot. Police said a 66-year-old man was found suffering from a gunshot wound at the home.
The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died from his injuries, authorities added. He was identified as Michael Thornton by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Officials have not said what led to the shooting, and no details were provided about a suspect.
The home where the shooting took place is just a short walk from Humphries Elementary School and about a 5-minute drive from the Browns Mill Golf Course.
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